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A $1 billion redevelopment of the station would add 330 hotel rooms and more than 400 apartments atop the existing station that was completed in 1925.

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Obama Presidential Center rendering (Courtesy Obama Foundation)

The Obama Presidential Center keeps getting green lights even though important architectural details are missing. Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin weighs in.

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Why parts of Northerly Island are still blocked off years after erosion damaged the walking and biking path.

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Obama Presidential Center rendering (Courtesy Obama Foundation)

After many meetings with the community and a lot of pushback, the Obama Presidential Center design has undergone a number of changes. But do the plan revisions make it better? 

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Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Blair Kamin on the opening of The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater and more.

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After: Cultural Center, pedway level. (Courtesy of the Environmental Law & Policy Center)

Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin analyzes a new report that envisions new uses and upgrades for Chicago’s Pedway.

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(Credit: Obama Foundation)

Chicagoans got their first look Wednesday at plans for the Obama Presidential Center. Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin gives us his first impressions.

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(No Wall Hyperloop / Otra Nation)

Joining us with the latest in the world of the built environment is Blair Kamin, the Chicago Tribune’s Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic. 

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Big changes are in the works for Willis Tower. Architecture critic Blair Kamin gives us his read on that and the latest on the South Works project.

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(Nicholas James photo)

Will Union Station’s modernization keep moving forward at full speed? Blair Kamin weighs in on that and the top architecture stories of the year.

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Tribune Tower on Chicago's Michigan Avenue. (Ken Lund / Flickr)

Architecture critic Blair Kamin on the future redevelopment of the Tribune Tower and the rise of a new Jeanne Gang-designed addition to the Chicago skyline.

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Michigan Avenue (Dudesleeper at English Wikipedia)

Despite the high-profile status you might think comes with a Michigan Avenue address, a stretch of the historic street has long been in need of some love. Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin joins us with details.

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The array of wrought iron atop Johnston Gate includes a wreath-adorned cross that symbolizes Harvard’s early commitment to training ministers as well as numerals denoting the year of the university’s founding, 1636. Above “1636”is a small shield displaying the year of the gate’s completion, 1889. (Credit: Ralph Lieberman)

Blair Kamin, Pulitzer prize-winning architecture critic for the Chicago Tribune, talks about the architectural artistry of Harvard Yard and his new book on the subject.

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Historic St. Adalbert Church on Chicago's South Side is the latest casualty of a declining Catholic congregation and expensive upkeep. But could its listing by a preservation group give it new life?

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The Chicago Tribune's Pulitzer prize-winning architecture critic discusses a new lakefront proposal for the Lucas Museum and architecturally significant churches like St. Adalbert's in Pilsen that preservationists warn are at risk.

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Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin joins us to discuss the Lucas Museum's latest setback, the Lathrop Homes redevelopment, possible new building guidelines for South Michigan Avenue and more.

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