Architecture lovers: planning a weekend of building-gazing? Get out of the city center and try these roads less traveled.
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Hope Tate is a vice president for JLL and general manager of the iconic Civic Opera Building at 20 N. Wacker Drive. She oversees all capital, operational and financial responsibilities at the building and manages tenant and client relationships.
Jerzy S. Kenar is the owner and resident artist of Studio Kenar, which he opened in 1985. He specializes in monumental sculpture, painting and mixed media installations, including paintings with sound.
Myrna Coronado-Brookover, senior vice president and general manager at JLL, has managed 77 West Wacker Drive for 16 years.
Larry Cope is a freelance graphic designer and longtime member of Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church. He is the parish historian, member of the building and grounds committee and an alumnus of the church’s grammar school.
The Chicago Architecture Foundation unveiled its list of hundreds of buildings that will be open to the public in October as a part of its annual Open House Chicago event.
The Chicago Architecture Center will take over a space inside a riverfront building by modernist architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, which will be designed by US firm Adrian Smith +Gordon Gill and is set to open summer 2018.
The changing face of Chicago architecture—in structures old, new and yet to be—will always be newsworthy. Here, we track the buzz and battles, building context around a city’s issues as they unfold.
Skyscraper almost as tall as Hancock planned for Holy Name Cathedral lotvia DNAinfo
Innovation in Architecture
Architectural innovations like the steel-frame skyscraper have reshaped the built world's look and function. And every day, new technologies enable architects to address the challenges of the future.
Questions for an Architect: James Timberlakevia CAF
Parks & Public Spaces
Chicago’s playscapes - parks, playgrounds and green spaces - bring Chicagoans and visitors outside to play.