A revisit of our Erie Street Loft and the fireplace that warmed up its industrial loft feel.
Celebrate accessible spaces that provide enjoyable and navigable environs for people with disabilities
Today we celebrate the Sears (or Willis, if you like) Tower – an anchor and symbol of Chicago since it was completed more than 40 years ago.
The Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk is a former industrial brownfield site lovingly re-developed for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
The tallest structure in the world for 31 years, the Eiffel Tower is a miracle of prefabrication and precision manufacturing. It opened 126 years ago today.
Four Plus One apartments might be the building type chicagoans most love to hate. Learn what makes them tick in our latest Chicago Building Type.
To carry on with our post last week on the Importance of Recognizing Women in Architecture, and in honor of Women’s History Month, today we salute modernist designer Eileen Grey, one of my very favorite Modernists.
Radiant floor heating is an efficient and comfortable way to stay warm. Learn the method that heated Roman bathhouses and warms Korean homes.
The Auditorium Theater turns 125 today. This venerable Chicago deserves a shout out, both for its historic importance and its ongoing beauty.
What sets these courtyard apartment buildings apart from other types of apartment dwellings. The answer is in the organization.
The Burnham Plan laid the groundwork for our city’s green space and set aside the lake shore path. Thank Daniel Burnham every time you see green in Chicago.
As a group of avid bike enthusiasts, there’s little we like more than seeing other people love their bikes. This collection of portraits South Africans with their bikes photographed by Stan Englebrecht and Nic Grobler by is available in a kickstarter funded book, unsurprisingly called “Bicycle Portraits.” The whole project is an amazing union of…