Here’s what weak this week:
Free as in beer:
- Do you like money? Do you like Union Station? There’s a contest with $5,000 on the line for ideas for “activating” Union Station. (don’t you just love urban planner jargon?) Check out the Activate Union Station web site.
- The Marquette Building is getting into the Stanley Cup playoffs in a way that only the Marquette Building can. Check out the pictures at The Man on Five.
- You know that abandoned mega subway station underneath Block37 that so many people have told me doesn’t exist and that I’m a crackpot? Yeah, Crain’s got in there with a photographer. Suck it, haters.
Meanwhile on the Chicago Architecture Forum: