Preserving Thompson Center Should Be First Option, Says Landmarks Illinois President
Oct21

Preserving Thompson Center Should Be First Option, Says Landmarks Illinois President

Following Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s announcement last week that he plans to sell the Thompson Center, and that demolishing it may be necessary (to take advantage of the hot Loop real estate market), the building’s architect Helmut Jahn weighed in, saying repurposing the structure would be a better outcome. Jahn said the building does need upgrades, but it could definitely be improved and re-purposed for any number of potential...

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