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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.
The ego and economics that build skyscrapers
Aug. 26, 2013
Could egos and economics once again conspire to build something on the scale of the Willis Tower?
Union Station to get indoor park, giant blob
Aug. 15, 2013
The two installations are part of a contest to draw more visitors to Union Station, and use it as more than just a train station.
How medical tourism impacts health care systems, Mies van der Rohe and linking up artisans with global brands
Aug. 8, 2013
We learn about the growing popularity of medical tourism and find out what impact it's having on destination countries. A Mies van der Rohe building gets a face-lift. Kathleen Wright tells us about her company, Collaborative Group.
Chicago skyscraper to get new life as hotel
Aug. 5, 2013
The architecturally-significant 90-year-old London Guarantee Building at Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue would become one of the city's newest hotels.
Jeanne Gang tapped to design U of C dorms
Jul. 24, 2013
Buildings will feature Gang’s eco-friendly design and top-floor reading room with a lake view.
Brutalist architecture that's bleak enough for film?
Jul. 18, 2013
The tech/sci-fi site io9 this week lists Brutalist buildings that belong in dystopian themed movies. No Chicago examples, but what's there is good. Or bleak. Or both.
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