Lowe tells us about old Chicago buildings that have been destroyedâ€”many of which were architectural masterpieces and had historical significance. Also, listeners call in to reminisce about old buildings they miss and to express their hope for preserving those still standing. Then, Richard Christiansen, former chief theater critic for the Chicago Tribune, shares his memories of another lost building: the old Goodman Theatre, which is now being torn down to make way for the Art Institute of Chicago's new wing designed by Renzo Piano.
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