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PRINT: Lost Chicago Buildings Showdown on WTTW Chicago

"As anyone who’s met a Chicagoan knows, you can’t get us to shut up about our city’s architecture. From the bungalow belt to the...

WIN: Neighbors Pool Resources to Buy and Renovate Historic South Shore Apartment Building

"More than two dozen South Shore neighbors pooled their funds to buy and renovate a blighted apartment building over the last year, offering a...

Chicagoland Architecture Substack Blog: Reconstructing the Garrick: Adler & Sullivan’s Lost Masterpiece

"This weekend I finally went to Wrightwood 659 to see Romanticism to Ruin, an exhibit about two lost works by Louis Sullivan and Frank...

Chicago Reader: Edgar Miller’s handmade homes have become wellsprings of inspiration for local artists

"Like a scarlet pane of firelight shining from a brick-and-mortar facade, a red door on the 1700 block of North Wells announces the presence...

Chicago Magazine: Yes, Chicago Really Has an East Side

"I’m going to settle an old Chicago debate, one that usually begins when someone quotes the first line of the song 'The Night Chicago...

WIN: New Hope for Cook County Land Bank Under Eleanor Gorski’s Leadership

"A Chicago planning department veteran who helped shepherd city approvals for the renovation of Wrigley Field, creation of the Fulton Market Innovation District and...

WBEZ Chicago: Preservation Advocates Continue Pursuit Of Landmark Status For Thompson Center

"Reset gets an update on efforts to save the James R. Thompson Center from being demolished after a state panel recommended that the building...

WBEZ Chicago: What’s That Building? The Henry Gerber House

"The first gay rights organization in America formed right here in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood — decades before the Mattachine Society in 1950s Los...

Interview with John Vinci regarding the Garrick Theater, Richard Nickel, and Architectural Salvage

Interview with John Vinci with Spirt of Space, from Wrightwood 659 as part of the Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and...

WBEZ Chicago: Independent Black cinema got its start on Chicago’s South Side

"Today, New York City is seen as the backdrop of Spike Lee’s most famous films, Atlanta is known for Tyler Perry Studios, and Ava...