Midcentury Modern

THREATENED: Archway Standard Oil Station, North Fedral Savings Building, and Stanley Tigerman Walgreens Threatened By New Development

"Developers who are planning to overhaul several properties in Old Town, including the site of the old Treasure Island Grocery Store, have launched an...

URGENTLY THREATENED: Developer Moves Forward with Plan to Demolish Cenacle Sisters Building Complex and Subdivide for Huge Single Family Homes

"A religious order quietly sold the Lincoln Park building it has owned since the mid-1960s to a developer, who plans to build on one...

THREATENED: Mega-Development Endangers Archway Standard Oil Station, Stanley Tigerman Walgreens, North Federal Savings Bank Building, and Moody Bible Church Campus

" Developers have recruited architect David Adjaye to overhaul several properties in Old Town, including the site of the old Treasure Island Grocery Store. "Adjaye,...

THREATENED: Chicago Sun-Times Op-Ed: Modernist building’s slated demolition exposes weaknesses in Chicago’s landmark laws – 90-Day Demolition Delay

"The building’s official address on Fullerton Parkway is a parking lot, so odds are you’ve never really noticed the beautiful structure on Cleveland Avenue,...

WBEZ Chicago: What’s That Building? Chicago Loop Synagogue

"There’s a glorious secret concealed behind a relatively modest, opaque façade on Clark Street just south of Madison Street in the Loop. "In the tall...

Docomomo US Calls for Nominations for 2020 Modernism in America Awards Due May 29, 2020

Nominate a project that inspires for the 2020 Modernism in America Awards. Now in its seventh year, the Awards celebrate the documentation, preservation and...