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.
Little green shoots are coming up all over the place, hinting that spring is just around the corner. It’s time to start thinking about your green space and how to fill it with easy edibles or biota helping native plantings!
You’ve heard of the Great Chicago Fire. Here’s how it formed the city? Our architecture, our shoreline and even the library system rose from those flames.
Today we recognize pioneering architect, Julia Morgan, the first female grad of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. She practiced in California for five decades.
When you love your city’s water, you drink it. Bottled water is expensive, bad for the planet and … no cleaner than what comes from the tap.
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.
Sunday is International Women’s Day and to mark it, we take time to note the achievements of women in architecture.
Sneckdown spotting shows us areas of roadway both small and large that no one is driving on. Asphalt comes at a cost, so we should reclaim that public space. Let us tell you why.