Countless schools, libraries, universities — even a prison or two — were built in the Brutalist style between the 1950s and about 1980. But age and Brutalism's often cold and institutional look have now placed the buildings at risk.
A day before sitting behind the drumkit for two of Bruce Springsteen's sold-out concerts at Wrigley Field last weekend, E Street Band drummer and Frank Lloyd Wright devotee Max Weinberg entertained a small audience at Oak Park's Unity Temple.
Three of Soy Cuba'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.