Humboldt Park’s Receptory Building and Stable looks like a medieval complex out of a fairy tale. But right next door is a cinder block structure that couldn’t be any more different.
The structure, completed this past summer, contains hotel rooms and apartments that prioritize social areas over large rooms.
A local surgeon and blues musician has big plans for the six-story building in Uptown, which has been home to the Peoples Church since 1926.
Sukkot are usually temporary structures, but architects designed them for three North Lawndale organizations to use long term for their programming.
Redevelopment of the city’s downtown endangers a pair of murals depicting white settlers’ takeover of Indigenous peoples’ land. Should the paintings be saved?
During the rotation of the seasons, the building’s metal exoskeleton will get looser and tighter, then back again — looking slightly different in the hot and cold months.
Just over the state line, the church owns what can best be described as an outdoor architecture museum.
The site used to be a hospital for Civil War soldiers and was funded partly by the sale of the original copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Fritz Pollard played three sports at Lane Tech and would go on to become a trailblazer in professional football.
The operation had two primary locations: one where women were interviewed and the other where abortions were done.