CAF’s Jen Masengarb partnered with WBEZ’s Curious City to research a story about the history that lies within Chicago’s apartments. Listen to the broadcast.
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Jim Rotche is the general manager/publisher of the Chicago Tribune’s suburban publications, including the Naperville Sun, Daily Southtown and Lake County News-Sun. Jim and his team welcomed thousands of visitors to Tribune Tower during Open House Chicago from 2011 to 2015.
The biggest threat to skyscrapers around the world might not be terrorism, fires, hurricanes or earthquakes. It might be money.
At its best, landscape architecture can create compelling places that soothe frazzled spirits and resonate with meaning. That's the message delivered by a small but smart traveling show about the work of the late Dan Kiley, on view at CAF through Aug. 25.
A panel held last week at the Chicago Architecture Foundation called “Where We’ll Live in 2050” focused on the issue of walkability.
The doors to Chicago’s finest places and spaces don’t unlock themselves. This year, we’re introducing you to the passionate, enthusiastic people helping us put Open House Chicago 2017 together.
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.
No little plans: More than $20 billion of megaprojects in Chicago's pipelinevia Chicago Tribune
Parks & Public Spaces
Chicago’s playscapes - parks, playgrounds and green spaces - bring Chicagoans and visitors outside to play.
Obama center's landscape architect plans playground and performance lawnvia Chicago Tribune
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.