Photo: Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing, courtesy of Studio Gang Architects

WMS Boathouse at Clark Park in Chicago, Illinois, by Studio Gang Architects, 2013 [caption id="attachment_6755" align="alignnone" width="509" caption="Photo: Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing, courtesy of Studio Gang Architects"][/caption] Jeanne Gang and Studio Gang Architects (SGA) have been infatuated with water for some ...Read More

Photograph by John Hill

Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, Illinois, by Studio Gang Architects, 2010. On a recent trip to Chicago a good deal of my agenda revolved around the work of Studio Gang Architects. I visited their studio, got a tour ...Read More

Photograph by John Hill

Poetry Foundation in Chicago, Illinois, by John Ronan Architects, 2011. While the Poetry Foundation only dates back to 2003—its establishment aided by the generosity of philanthropist Ruth Lilly—its roots go back much further: to 1941, when the Modern Poetry Association, out ...Read More

The City as Campus

The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago by Sharon Haar University of Minnesota Press, 2011 Paperback, 264 pages Growing up in the suburbs north of Chicago, trips into the city were rare and therefore special. These included visiting museums and ...Read More

Photograph courtesy Studio Dwell Architects

1617 North Wolcott in Chicago, Illinois by Studio Dwell Architects, 2009. The Wicker Park and Bucktown on Chicago's northwest side are popular neighborhoods with an epicenter at the three-way intersection of North, Damen, and Milwaukee Avenues. A few blocks to the ...Read More

The Slow Food Guide to Chicago

The Slow Food Guide to Chicago: Restaurants, Markets, Bars edited by Kelly Gibson ...Read More

Photograph by archidose

Kam L. Liu Building in Chicago, Illinois by Studio Gang/O'Donnell, 2004. Approaching the Kam L. Liu Building of the Chinese American ...Read More

Unexpected Chicagoland

Unexpected Chicagoland by Camilo José Vergara and Timothy J. Samuelson The New Press, 2001 Hardcover, 208 pages Photographer Vergara's collaboration ...Read More

Chicago

Chicago: Growth of a Metropolis by Harold M. Mayer and Richard ...Read More

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Chicago, Illinois by Eifler & Associates Architects, 2001. Local firm Eifler & Associates Architects ...Read More