Chicago Public Media
This American Life
WBEZ 91.5 Chicago
Pledge Your Support
Chicago Public Media Productions
The Morning Shift
The Afternoon Shift
This American Life
Vocalo on WBEZ
All Things Considered
BBC World Services
On Air Schedule
All Programs A-Z
Beyond the Mic
Front and Center
Off-Air Event Series
Subscribe to architecture
Chicago architecture had role in 'Boss.'
Nov. 26, 2012
WBEZ architecture critic Lee Bey laments the loss of the Starz TV show
-particularly how the program used and dealt with the city's architecture.
Looking down from Chicago’s observation decks
Nov. 17, 2012
Tourists flock to Willis Tower’s Sky Deck, but it turns out city dwellers have always sought out the view from up high. Here, writer Tony Macaluso traces the space’s Chicago roots.
Northwestern says Gang’s Prentice design won’t fly
Oct. 18, 2012
Architect Jeanne Gang thinks the Prentice Women’s Hospital debate could be solved through an architectural compromise, but Northwestern University says it won’t work
UofC's architectural hot streak continues
Oct. 9, 2012
The new Logan Center for the Arts is a $114 million facility with classrooms, performance spaces and theaters—punctuated by a remarkable 11-story tower.
Big Apple to build world's largest Ferris Wheel
Oct. 5, 2012
Almost 120 years after Chicago built the world's first Ferris Wheel, New York City is planning one — a big one, in fact — on Staten Island.
New UNO school gets gold star for architecture
Oct. 3, 2012
The new UNO charter school provides a lesson in good design.
Suburban bank that pays homage to Mies van der Rohe
Sep. 18, 2012
The iconic and beautifully-maintained BMO Harris bank in Villa Park was inspired by an unbuilt work by Mies van der Rohe.
In '60s film, a glimpse of Cuba's architecture
Sep. 7, 2012
's stories are set in Havana and use spectacular modern architecture as a backdrop. It's architecture few people in this country have seen, despite Cuba being as close to American shores as Milwaukee is to Chicago.
Make A Donation