The current state of Chicago Place is hardly unique. According to Drosscape, Alan Berger’s striking photobook on wasted land in America, over 440 indoor malls – about 21% of the U.S. total – are classified as abandoned, dead, or dying. It’s just that you expect to find them rotting away, out of sight, out of […]
Ford City is more honest than Woodfield, and other things the world is coming to.
For $60 million the Greater State Street Council wants to demall it, restreet it, recar, rethink, and revive it as the heart of a new Loop. It’s a great plan—for 1985.