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Preservation Challenges of Modernism at Naval Station Great Lakes

Until three years ago, little of Naval Station Great Lakes' modern architectural heritage was known until Navy officials announced plans to demolish two significant mid-century buildings by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.  Lisa DiChiera discusses the fate of these two under-recognized modernist buildings and what measures are being taken to identify other potentially significant modernist buildings on the base.


Recorded Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at Chicago Architecture Foundation.

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