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Was Humboldt Park’s Pioneer Trust & Savings Bank Built to Last? A Documentary by Rob Reid and The Humboldt Park Moon

"Was Humboldt Park’s Pioneer Trust & Savings Bank Built to Last?"This is the story of Humboldt Park’s Pioneer Trust & Savings Bank building. Constructed...

“Early Chicago Skyscrapers” for UNESCO World Heritage Site Designation by AIA Chicago and Preservation Chicago

There is strong support to designate “Early Chicago Skyscrapers” as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A UNESCO World Heritage Site designation would further recognize...

The US Government Wants to Destroy These Towers, A documentary by The B1M

"These historic towers in Chicago are at risk, but not because there’s a shiny new development coming along that wants their site. The US...

Starship Chicago: Thompson Center A Film by Nathan Eddy (Chicago 7 2016, 2018, 2019 & 2020)

"Architect Helmut Jahn’s kaleidoscopic, controversial State of Illinois Center in Chicago, which shocked the world when it opened in 1985, may not be long...

Schiller/Garrick Theatre Visualization as part of Romanticism to Ruin, the Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright by Wrightwood 659

"Wrightwood 659 is pleased to announce the virtual release the Schiller/Garrick Theatre Visualization which premiered at Wrightwood 659 as a key element of the...

Uptown: Portrait of a Palace A Documentary by John Pappas and Michael Bisberg

"What happens when a building slips through a crack in time? Leftover from an extinct era and useless in modern society, the Uptown Theatre...

WTTW Chicago: The Richard Nickel Story

"Just a few decades ago, Chicago was tearing many architectural landmarks, including the work of legendary architect Louis Sullivan. No one, it seemed, felt...

“Graceland Cemetery: Chicago Stories, Symbols, and Secrets” by Adam Selzer

  "The dead do tell tales."The trick is to listen and when you do, you will learn that the great architect Louis Sullivan’s 'grave was...