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Navy Pier, the highly commercial tourist attraction jutting into Lake Michigan, will take on a more parklike feel under the first phase of redevelopment plans formally announced Friday. Due to cost constraints, the initial $176 million remake does not...
The Hammer Museum exhibition opening May 25, "A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living," redresses what curators consider a major omission in the history of Los Angeles Modernism. Jones, they argue, had as much, if not more, influence on Southern...
Surprisingly, little has changed at the Eames House since 1949, when Charles and Ray Eames designed their Pacific Palisades home and studio as a model of affordable modern living. Most of the objects they lived with remain in place at the two-part,...
Change of SubjectBy Jessica Reynolds The tulips on Michigan Avenue are a staple of spring in Chicago, but a decline in contributions to the project's sponsoring organization may force future plantings to be scaled back. John Chikow, president of the Greater North......
Design divas and weekend warriors can see what's hot and get expert advice at Fort Lauderdale's Home Design and Remodeling Show on Memorial Day weekend. The annual show, from Saturday through May 27 at the Broward County Convention Center, will...
Jean Nouvel, the French architect, is credited with creating "installations" for the Los Angeles Philharmonic production of Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro," although "transformations" would be more accurate. Azzedine Alaïa designed the striking...
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The plan to transform what used to be the Park Ridge Youth Campus into a park is forging ahead after voters gave the Park District the green light last month. Permission for the district to issue $13.2 million in bonds for the project was granted in the...
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Tribune reporterFrank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple, a pilgrimage site for architectural buffs, will get a face lift, thanks to a $10 million grant from a Chicago-based foundation. Wednesday’s announcement about the striking Oak Park structure comes as...
SOUTH BEND -- Some University of Notre Dame architecture students will give a public presentation titled "To Be or Not to Be a College Town: That is the Question," from 5 to 7 p.m. today in the auditorium at the Center for History, 808 W. Washington St....
While Cal Tobin was an architect by trade, he also became the figurative architect for Highland Park's downtown — helping reinvent and reimagine the city's most crucial business district. Tobin, who spent 15 years on the City Council until 1991,...
Virginia Tech president Charles Steger announced Tuesday that he is stepping down. Steger is scheduled to give the commencement speech at Virginia Tech’s graduation Friday. Steger has been the school’s president since 2000. “When...
Special to Tribune NewspapersLos Angeles architect John Frane saw plenty of promise in the shoebox house, a 1930s bungalow Spanish-ized with interior doorway arches, a tiled parapet and swirled metalwork on the windows and fence. "Ugly duckling is a good way to describe it,"...
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