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When will Chicago get its next supertall skyscraper?
Jan. 28, 2015
A Chinese developer wants to alter the city skyline and break a dry spell in a field we once dominated.
New Chicago skyscraper planned
Dec. 19, 2014
It would be the third tallest structure in Chicago, behind Willis Tower and Trump International Hotel & Tower.
Of real estate and religion
Oct. 22, 2014
How a modest congregation at Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist built and maintained an improbably cool concrete oasis in such an improbable location.
Uptown Theater: How could it be repurposed?
Aug. 26, 2014
An architecture student piqued our interest in what options could give a new life to a long-closed neighborhood icon. Yeah, we’ll have experts weigh in, but we’d be remiss to miss your good ideas, too.
The tale of the two-flat
Aug. 20, 2014
Skip the skyscraper! The most interesting building in Chicago is tied to its neighborhoods and its working class.
Architecture blogger says thanks and goodbye
Jan. 7, 2014
Lee Bey has written about architecture for WBEZ since January, 2010. Today he says goodbye.
Park District's old HQ lives on
Dec. 23, 2013
The Chicago Park District's former headquarters has been gone a decade—but not forgotten, thanks to images posted on the Library of Congress website.
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.
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