Status Update: Northwestern University’s Harris Hall

Work continues on the renovation and expansion of Harris Hall (1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston) at Northwestern University.  The building, erected in 1915 is being gutted and retrofitted on the inside, and getting two new expansions on the outside. The machine you see in the picture was digging a hole, presumably for an expansion foundation, when we snapped this photo. Work is expected to continue for another...

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Chicago Brick of the Day: Stockholm City Hall

In an effort to showcase the magnificent architecture of Chicago’s Tribune Tower, and to help people understand just how powerful and influential the Chicago Tribune newspaper once was, the Chicago Architecture Blog presents: Chicago Brick of the Day. Today’s brick is from Stockholm City Hall in Sweden . Each day we’ll show a photograph of a rock, brick, or other piece of stonework embedded in the exterior of...

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