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Modernist Southwest Side former S&L demolished
Nov. 26, 2013
It's a sad end to a neighborhood building that not only stood on the corner of 55th and Kedzie, but also occupied the intersection of Chicago architecture and history.
Yeezus: 'The world can be saved through design'
Nov. 19, 2013
Kanye West strolled into a Harvard Graduate School of Design studio this week to talk about architecture and design. Read about what he had to say.
After Prentice: Northwestern's new designs
Nov. 12, 2013
Northwestern University picks three finalists to design the building that will go on the old Prentice Hospital site. Here's what they look like:
Hospital to get second life?
Nov. 5, 2013
A Curious Citizen wonders whether some kind of resuscitation is in order for the old Cook County Hospital. And, how daunting could that be?
Gary church makes National Register
Oct. 29, 2013
St. Augustine Episcopal Church—Gary's only architecturally-modernist house of worship—is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Spanning the river and the decades
Oct. 11, 2013
We profile Chicago’s iconic downtown bridges and the (shrinking) pool of workers who tend them.
Historical selfies of Chicago's waterfront
Sep. 17, 2013
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District has a Facebook page, and you have to see its vintage pics of the agency's own work around Chicago.
Lake Point Tower architect dies
Aug. 30, 2013
George Schipporeit, one of the designers the iconic Lake Point Tower in Chicago has died.
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