In the mid-20th Century, many families sought comfort, convenience and space outside the city limits.
As suburbs increased in popularity, the populations of city centers began to dwindle, and urban centers experienced economic strife. Architect Bertrand Goldberg had a vision for slowing this urban exodus by designing mixed-use developments where people could live, work and play. Marina City was the culmination of that vision.
Learn more about Goldberg’s plan to build residential life up rather than out.