IIT Main Building to Become Apartments
Jan31

IIT Main Building to Become Apartments

A year after we first told you about plans from a Cleveland developer to turn the Main Building at Illinois Institute of Technology into housing, the official announcement has been made. “We are thrilled that Main Building will be renovated in a way that contributes to our community as well as the vibrancy of our campus life,” said Illinois Tech President Alan W. Cramb. “This project will honor the architectural legacy of Main...

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Three More Kiosks Coming to Chicago’s Lakefront
Aug06

Three More Kiosks Coming to Chicago’s Lakefront

Earlier today we told you about Chicago Horizon, the pavilion that won the Chicago Architecture Biennial’s lakefront kiosk contest and $85,000 from B.P.  But that’s not the end of the construction. Three more kiosks will also be built on Chicago’s shoreline as part of the architecture festival. They are collaborations between Chicago architecture schools and architects around the world: The Cent Pavilion Designed by...

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AIA Chicago Celebrates Small Projects At Fourth Annual Gathering
May15

AIA Chicago Celebrates Small Projects At Fourth Annual Gathering

For the fourth year, AIA Chicago recognized and celebrated the work of local architects whose work might otherwise be overlooked because of their size. Or perhaps, lack of size. The AIA Chicago Small Practitioners Group created the Small Projects award program to raise awareness of small practitioners and their work. The awards presentation and recognition event was held May 9th at Architectural Artifacts, 4325 North Ravenswood in the...

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