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Today in notable photographs

* Megan Cottrell’s outstanding Chicago Now blog One Story Up has a good interview with David Schalliol, aka metroblossom, aka one of my favorite local photographers. His Isolated Buildings Studies series is incredibly beautiful, quite simply one of my favorite photographic projects ever. * In a post entitled “Civic Nihilism: This is your Olympics,” Lynn […]

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The Plan of Chicago: Centennial Edition

As noted in Lynn Becker’s cover piece this week, the Great Books Foundation has published a centennial edition of Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett’s Plan of Chicago. The paperback version ($39.95) is a 9″x12″ thing of beauty, with lots of full-color illustrations and reproductions of sepia-toned photographs. There’s also a hardcover “collector’s” edition that goes […]