Posts tagged "Millennium Park"

Winnetka Comes Alive and a New Development "Backstory"!

Long before the One Winnetka project (Developer David Trandel, Architect Lucien Lagrange) got the go ahead from the Village board, I enjoyed visiting Winnetka, and now there’s even more to like.  Yes, the Winnetka Music Festival www.winnetkamusicfestival.com is expected to be one of the top neighborhood fests of the entire Summer!  There will be multiple... Read more »

Strolling Multi-Faceted Michigan Avenue and Remembering a Friend

I think the best way to see Chicago is to walk whenever and wherever you can!  I walked from Roosevelt Road to Oak Street just this morning along Michigan Avenue, and I was struck with some amazing insights.  The Blackstone Hotel, the stately Chicago Hilton and the amazing Auditorium Theater were early standouts as I... Read more »

From the 1933 World's Fair "Homes of Tomorrow" to Millennium Park!

You wouldn’t believe it based on this weekend, but last weekend was a great one for hiking outdoors!  I chose to head to Indiana Dunes, which is not far from my favorite area along the Lake for looking at vacation homes, namely Union Pier.  I see so many Chicago people I know walking along the... Read more »
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Architecture and Politics: Chicago's Favorite Topics!

Chicago’s reputation as home of some of the best architecture in the world is well deserved.  One of my favorites, Benjamin Marshall, is being honored with a Black Tie event celebrating the 100th anniversary of his stunning buildings along East Lake Shore Drive.  The event will be on Friday night, March 4, at the Drake... Read more »

Top Ten Buildings of the Last Decade and Seasonal Sights!

As the year and the Decade draw to a close, there have been many Top Ten lists come out.  Here is one of my favorites:  The Huffington Post had a great article on the Top Ten Architectural Achievements of the last ten years.  Here is a link:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jacob-slevin/10-best-architecture-mome_b_798929.html#s212691 and below are a few of the... Read more »