Blair Kamin Weighs in on Wrigley Plaza, Border Wall Designs
Is Wrigley Field’s new plaza a home run?
U.S.-Mexico border wall designs range from the complex to the curious.
And the Thompson Center tops the annual list of most endangered historic places.
Joining us with the latest in the world of the built environment is Blair Kamin, the Chicago Tribune’s Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic.
April 11: The Obama Foundation announced Tuesday three Chicago-based firms will lead the project management team for the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.
April 11: Dan O’Brien has embarked on what he calls his “Lenten architectural pilgrimage” for about 10 years. “The artistic effort that was put into designing these spaces ... were all meant to tell a story,” he says.
March 30: This week, a significant work by artist Alexander Calder was dismantled from the lobby of the Willis Tower and is being moved into storage. Ward Miller of Preservation Chicago says a second major Calder work may also be in danger of disappearing.