This fall brings the return of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, an exposition of activities, tours, and exhibitions all over the city that highlight the power of architecture and the ways in which Chicagoans inhabit the spaces of the city. Although looking at skyscrapers and touring old houses are always edifying and fun ways to check […]
Writer-photographer Lee Bey’s new book Southern Exposure showcases architectural masterworks on the typically neglected south and west sides.
An architecture critic and a housing reporter visit a new exhibition in Milwaukee.
Could a design contest help replenish Chicago’s affordable housing stock?
Neither art nor architecture, this ball pit is completely Instagram ready.
The contemporary troupe explores the architecture of dance.
The Chicago School is alive and well—300 miles south of the city.
Jackson Park is the designated site of the Obama Presidential Library.
The push for a small answer to a massive problem
During the last building boom, developers favored the blocks for easy, predictable, and cheap construction.
Also, actor Stacy Keach speaks after his onstage heart attack.
Advocates want guarantees that transit access will be preserved.
“We were told to shove the pigs any number of ways,” says Jeffrey Roberts of Chicago firm New World Design Ltd.
Also, a local start-up wants to help Americans make informed decisions on their ballots before they vote.
A jaunt down the newly opened but not quite finished stretch from LaSalle Street to Wolf Point.