Writer-photographer Lee Bey’s new book Southern Exposure showcases architectural masterworks on the typically neglected south and west sides.
Also, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is to appear on The Late Show Monday for the first time since 2013.
Friends of the Parks’ lawsuit over the proposed site of the Lucas Museum goes beyond a dispute over the lakefront and into federal court.
Architect Stanley Tigerman speaks tonight at the Graham Foundation
Jim Nedza and Mitch Sutton’s website is a labor of love
On the Poetry Foundation’s new home
A tour of some of the neighborhoods’ lesser-known architectural gems
Emporis names Aqua the best skyscraper of 2009.
Fortunately, the name change won’t affect the skyscraper’s architecture. But it will blur the skyscraper’s identity—and Chicago’s identity, too. Oh, please. Something about this reminds me of people who name their cars. It’s sort of cute but it’s also sort of creepy.
The Daniel Burnham behind the Plan of Chicago was a doer, a pragmatist, a builder of consensus. The folks behind the architectural component of his centennial tribute must’ve been thinking of someone else.
Daniel Burnham probably never said his most famous words, and if he did, he didn’t really mean them.
Local architectural writer and Reader contributor Lynn Becker discusses the exhibition “Boom Towns” Saturday at the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
Despite reports of its demise, St. Boniface Church has been spared the wrecking ball at least until March.