Trudging east on Randolph toward the Siskel Center on a gloomy, COVID-depopulated early evening last week, I heard something that stopped me in my tracks: “Mom, mom, what’s that building?” I turned to see the source. A boy of ten or so was pulling at his mother’s arm as they walked south on Clark. With […]
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The exhibits weren’t fully installed when I dropped in to preview the new home of the Chicago Architecture Center (formerly the Chicago Architecture Foundation) last week, but on a return visit this week everything was up and running. The center, now in a two-story space in a riverfront Mies van der Rohe building at 111 […]
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