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Oscar Niemeyer dies at 104
Dec. 6, 2012
Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who designed the modernist iconic buildings of Brasilia during his 70-year career, dies at 104.
Four Sheridan Road homes could get Landmark status
Dec. 5, 2012
In the postwar highrise canyon of North Sheridan Road, four surviving early 20th century homes could take a step toward city landmark status this week.
Englewood church stands after 120 years
Dec. 3, 2012
I took a walk around Chicago Embassy Church a few days ago, beckoned by the 230 ft.
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.
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