Inside Baseball: Dirk Lohan Makes a Wight Decision
Dec16

Inside Baseball: Dirk Lohan Makes a Wight Decision

Big name Chicago architect Dirk Lohan is making a New Year’s relocation: He’s moving to Wight & Company, along with a number of his staffers and partner. Lohan’s current firm, Lohan Anderson, will cease to exist, and both Mr. Lohan and his partner Floyd Anderson will hang out a new shingle as “Studio Lohan” under the Wight & Company umbrella.  They will also become principals in Wight &...

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A Look at a Landmark Skyscraper’s Leading-Edge Past, and Luxurious Future
Jul20

A Look at a Landmark Skyscraper’s Leading-Edge Past, and Luxurious Future

With the recent opening of the Langham, Chicago hotel inside 330 North Wabash Avenue, there’s been a lot of focus on Mies van der Rohe’s 1971 skyscraper. Usually mentioned only briefly on architecture tours, this elegant structure doesn’t always receive the attention it deserves. Perhaps because it is often overshadowed by the popular Marina City “corncobs,” and more recently by the assertive Trump Tower....

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