WBEZ | david garrard lowe http://www.wbez.org/tags/david-garrard-lowe Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Historian David Garrard Lowe documents Chicago's lost architectual wonders http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-03/historian-david-garrard-lowe-documents-chicagos-lost-architectual-wonder <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/daley center_chicago.JPG" alt="" /><p><p>Historian David Garrard Lowe first fell in love with Chicago as a small child, during summers he spent with his father&rsquo;s extended family. Left to his own devices he explored and fell in love with the city&rsquo;s architecture and businesses. He also witnessed the processes of modernization which replaced much of classic Chicago. Determined to preserve that history, Lowe compiled the book &quot;Lost Chicago.&quot;<br /><br />The book is a photographic essay, an ode to Chicago&rsquo;s bygone public buildings and private residences. And it&rsquo;s a bestseller of sorts &ndash; since its publication in 1975 the book has had numerous editions.&nbsp;The latest came out in 2010.<br /><br />Lowe, who is President of the <a href="http://www.beauxarts.org/" target="_blank">Beaux Arts Alliance</a> in New York&nbsp;City, joined <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> to talk about <em>Lost Chicago</em> and what the city means to him.</p></p> Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:33:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-03/historian-david-garrard-lowe-documents-chicagos-lost-architectual-wonder