Tag: Curbed Chicago

Lucien Lagrange, Chicago's Architect!

With over Twenty prominent buildings in the striking skyline of Chicago to his name, Lucien Lagrange can truly be called “Chicago’s Architect”!  Even after 40+ years in Chicago he is still going strong, with two new large projects approved and about to be built.  And recently he gathered several of his renowned colleagues from the... Read more »

Lucien Lagrange New Creations and 2430 Lakeview Elegance!

After receiving preliminary approval in late September and a few final changes, the legacy of my partner Lucien Lagrange will include a beautiful structure in downtown Winnetka Illinois, One Winnetka.  The building is designed to blend in with the existing character of the Village while bringing added vibrancy to the area.  I will be the... Read more »

He's Done It Again!

My partner Lucien Lagrange has once again ranked highly in Curbed Chicago’s Ten Most Expensive Residential Buildings list.  He has numerous buildings on the list, including the No. 1 building which is his re-design and rehab of the Ambassador West condo building shown above.  I have always admired how he designs from the Inside-out, so... Read more »
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Will the Lucas Museum Be Allowed to "Park" in the Park?

It could be that the proposed George Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts will end up being ushered in to Chicago by the “Empire” of Rahm Emanuel and the political powers that be.  They want to “steer” the huge spaceship-like showpiece in to Chicago, buttressed by as much as $400 million of Lucas’s own money, gracefully... Read more »