Potential New Chicago Architectural Gem Needs More Time To Shine
Jun21

Potential New Chicago Architectural Gem Needs More Time To Shine

While the vast majority of architectural tourists stick to the wonders of downtown Chicago, there are dozens and dozens of wonderful buildings dusted across the city, from Beverly to Bronzeville to Bucktown and beyond.  You can even find great buildings in Racine and Gary without much effort at all. Rendering of the new Giordano Dance Chicago building (via bKL Architecture) Back in 2017, we told you about a new neighborhood...

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Historic Old Town Triangle Church Has a Future in Dance
Dec26

Historic Old Town Triangle Church Has a Future in Dance

A historic church across the street from Lincoln Park will be saved from demolition, and find new life as a dance studio. Herman Baptist Church was founded in 1888 by Gold Coast domestics so they wouldn’t have to slog all the way to the South Side to go to church (part of the city’s history of segregating certain Christian denominations by race, ethnicity, and nationality). ¬†Two years ago, the building at 1754 North Clark...

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