The above clip is a neat piece of filmmaking.A group of people is winding up the parking ramps of the then-new Bertrand Goldberg-designed Marina City as the director uses motion and architecture to create a disorienting prelude to an act that would have been illegal when this movie was made.
Chicago's old Prentice Women's Hospital has been named one of the most endangered historic places in America.The National Trust for Historic Preservation selected the clover leaf-shaped building in light of Northwestern University's plans to demolish it.
The former Prentice Women's Hospital, the shuttered modernist medical facility designed by Marina City architect Bertrand Goldberg, was today named among this year's 11 most-endangered historic places in America by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.The Washington D.C.-based non-profit org
The award-winning Rivendell Theatre Ensemble has announced plans for its first-ever permanent location after 17 years as an itinerant company. The troupe will move into a double storefront at 5779 N. Ridge Avenue (at Glenwood) in the Edgewater neighborhood.
City bulldozers won't roll on Bronzeville's derelict Forum hall until at least next month in hopes of allowing an interested developer time to purchase the historic, 112-year-old structure from its current owner, according to the community's alderman.Ald.
The Forum--the storied, century-old Bronzeville hall where labor history, civil rights, jazz and even U.S. Communism intersected--is set to be demolished soon by the city, according to an alderman.On her ward's website, Ald.