New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman waded into the controversy embroiling Chicago’s old Prentice Women’s Hospital Wednesday and wound up soliciting a unique solution from Jeanne Gang
The plan, developed after a year of meetings with thousands of arts activists and the first of its type since Harold Washington was mayor, includes 10 initiatives, 36 recommendations and 200 specific ideas. Read more:
Nearly 50 new projects will help implement GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan in communities across northeastern Illinois. Supported by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), these projects will help communities plan for “livability” that contributes to sustainable prosperity for the region and its 284 municipalities.
The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago is a free public event that offers behind-the-scenes access to over 150 buildings across Chicago. No reservations are required and everyone is welcome. Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods — all for free.
Some of the best collegiate architecture in the country is going on right now at the University of Chicago…
Take a look At least four in 10 downtown condo projects proposed or under way five years ago wound up in financial distress, according to a Crain’s analysis. Follow the link for the full article and map…
Less than a month til the annual AIA Illinois Conference, a great value and a chance to connect with architects from all over the state. Follow the link for more info…
Chicago – The mission of the Save “Old” Prentice Coalition is to convince key decision makers to protect this modern masterpiece from demolition by designating it a Chicago Landmark. Please visit and sign the petition…Thanks.
For one week each October, CIW transforms Chicago into the global hub for new ideas, an ecosystem of innovation and a playground of intellectual recreation…. I enjoyed a number of the events last year and can highly recommend it this time around…see you there.
Looking for something to do? Visit the October Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events here,