What Apple Thinks of Chicago’s Architecture
Mar28

What Apple Thinks of Chicago’s Architecture

Unless you also blew away every one of your news apps while you were deleting Facebook over the weekend, you know that Apple held a town hall meeting in Chicago.  One of a very few that have ever been taken outside of northern California. The event was held at Lane Tech High School in North Center, a school known for producing everything from scientists to TV news anchors in abundance. During its presentation, Apple paid homage to the...

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Open House Chicago Wows Locals, Floors Tourists, Frustrates Fans
Oct21

Open House Chicago Wows Locals, Floors Tourists, Frustrates Fans

Another Open House Chicago has passed, and right about now the staff and volunteers of the Chicago Architecture Foundation should be slumped down in squishy in Lay-Z-Boys, eating ice cream, soaking their aching feet, and congratulating themselves for pulling off a logistical miracle. We’ll publish a number of stories over the next couple of weeks about Open House Chicago, and also your photos from the event. E-mail your snaps to...

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Briefly: FLW’s Dog House, Ellis Cities, Cabrini Continues
Feb24

Briefly: FLW’s Dog House, Ellis Cities, Cabrini Continues

Peter Ellis New Cities has launched a new web site at http://elliscities.com.  From the press release: “The new site highlights the firm’s impressive project portfolio, which includes the new Jaypee Sports City, a 5,000 acre new city under construction in the south of New Delhi.” Places as a new, and rather thoughtful, article about Cabrini Green.  It’s long on history, which is useful for those of us who...

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