Tag: Mies van der Rohe

The Legacy of Stanley Tigerman and a New West Loop Condo Building!

The world of Chicago Architecture took a hit with the passing of Stanley Tigerman of June 3, 2019.  Tigerman’s career began after graduating from Yale in 1961, then he left Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill in 1964 and formed his own practice, which became Tigerman McCurry when he brought on his wife, Margaret McCurry, as a... Read more »

Honoring Chicago's Architecture Through Print and Preservation!

The two best ‘chroniclers’ of architecture in the country, namely my friends William Zbaren and Robert Scharoff, have a new book coming out this Fall, stay tuned for more information as the date draws near! Robert’s writing and Bill’s photography have won acclaim for past projects on Detroit and St. Louis and Lucien Lagrange, this... Read more »

Falcon Update, the Ironies of Architecture, and Greetings from South Haven!

Well it’s been a while since our last Peregrine Falcon update – Ballistic the Mama Falcon has hatched all four of the eggs in her nest at the top of my listing at 1100 North Lake Shore Drive!  We have been leaving her alone but recently ABC News Chicago wanted to come and film a... Read more »
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The Beautiful Legacy of Mies Van Der Rohe and Kudos to SOAR!

I recently helped a client write an offer for a unit in 860 N. Lake Shore Drive, one of the twin, 26 story towers along the Lake just North of Chicago Avenue, one at 860 and one at 880 N. Lake Shore Drive.  They were famously designed by Mies van der Rohe and built between... Read more »