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Hello! Fellow Lee Bey is a Chicago writer, critic, professor and advisor on architecture and urbanism. His views on architecture and design have been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times and Architectural Record.

Bey was an award-winning architecture critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1996 to 2001, writing a weekly, full-page column that examined architecture, urban design and preservation. From 2001 to 2004, Bey served as deputy chief of staff for Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. Bey advised the mayor on architecture and urban planning while helping shape the administration's position on development, lakefront protection, park construction and architectural preservation. In 2004, Bey joined architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill as director of media and governmental affairs.

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