Cheryl Kent

September 15, 2011

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Cover of Cheryl Kent's book "Millennium Park Chicago" (detail)

Cheryl Kent, respected journalist and researcher in the field of civic architecture, discusses her book Millennium Park Chicago. As with many of Chicago’s architectural and artistic marvels, how the park came to be is a story of outsize ambition, luck, political maneuvering, and turning obstacles into opportunities. Kent’s lavishly illustrated book is the best general introduction to the park’s history and each of its attractions.

Recorded Thursday, September 15, 2011 at the Harold Washington Library Center.