A coalition of preservationists are rallying around the former Brand Brewery complex, hoping to stave off a proposed demolition of the ensemble of Logan Square industrial buildings.Preservation Chicago, the website Forgotten Chicago, Logan Square Preservation and Northwest Chicago Historical Society
Drive past 1350 N. Lake Shore Drive in Chicago today and you'll see a 22-story red brick apartment complex that’s home to about 740 units.But this bland looking set of buildings obscures what used to be on the site: one of the most luxurious and ostentatious private homes in Chicago history.
An initiative of the European Commission organized by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award is a biennial prize to commend architectural excellence and draw attention to the important contribution of European professionals in t
The wrecker's ball is busy at work on the South Shore High School campus, bringing down a once-visionary late 1960s building that became the odd man out when a new school was completed earlier this year a block east at 75th and Jeffrey.It is a spectacular demolition site as equipment knocks away at
A midcentury modern Gold Coast high rise designed by the late Chicago architectural icon Harry Weese could join the ranks of Chicago's protected architectural landmarks tomorrow, according to city officials.City landmarks staffers are expected to ask the Commission on Chicago Landmarks to grant prel