Press Release

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center Announces Official Unveiling of $370,000 Façade Renovation

By Mike Fourcher | Thursday, December 15, 2011

The DANK Haus in Lincoln Square will hold an official opening celebration of its $370,000 first floor façade renovation on Saturday January 21, 2012 between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. The festivities will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, Alderman Ameya Pawar, invited, refreshments provided by local Lincoln Square merchants, unveiling of the donor recognition wall (rendering), live music and an exclusive first look at the newly refreshed “Lost German Chicago” exhibit in the Museum.

This event is free and open to the public. Donations for this outstanding contribution to the local and German American communities are still being accepted. Donations received before February 28, 2012 will be included on the donor recognition wall to be placed in the main lobby.

The DANK Haus is a registered 501(c)3 with the mission of preserving and promoting German and German American culture, heritage, language, and the fine arts.

DANK Haus is located in the heart of Lincoln Square in Chicago at 4740 N. Western Avenue. The Museum is open to the public every Saturday, from 11 am – 3pm and is available during the week by appointment only. For more information about DANK Haus, visit www.dankhaus.com or call (773) 561-9181.

About the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
DANK Haus is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting German culture, heritage and language. Located in Chicago’s traditionally German Lincoln Square neighborhood, DANK Haus represents Americans of German descent, their friends and families and the community in general. The DANK Haus offers German language instruction for both children and adults. Core programming such as Stammtisch, Kino, German Cinema Now, Oktoberfest, regular Fine Art installations, literary readings, classical and traditional musical performances and Sylvester Ball on New Year’s Eve add to the rich, cultural heritage celebrated at DANK Haus.


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  • Christopher Trott

    My parents came over thanks to DANK..danke DANK!!!

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