Home Sales Heat Up, And Chicago Loses A Star Architect

John R. Thompson Center
View of the Thompson Center in Downtown Chicago on May, 2019. The building was designed by famed architect Helmut Jahn, who died Saturday. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
John R. Thompson Center
View of the Thompson Center in Downtown Chicago on May, 2019. The building was designed by famed architect Helmut Jahn, who died Saturday. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Home Sales Heat Up, And Chicago Loses A Star Architect

The pandemic is causing a home buying frenzy in Chicago. Plus, we remember architect Helmut Jahn. He died in a cycling accident Saturday at age 81.

Reset’s “What’s That Building?” contributor discusses what’s driving the real estate market to new highs and what Jahn’s legacy will be in Chicago.

GUEST: Dennis Rodkin, Crain’s Chicago Business residential real estate reporter