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My view of the State of Illinois THOMPSON CENTER (as published in Crain's Chicago Business on August 2, 2014)

CHICAGO’S THOMPSON CENTER IS A FITTING TRIBUTE

In a recent column, Greg Hinz wrote about the shameful condition of the Thompson State of Illinois building. It was predestined. 253 more words

September 14: Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

Completed in 2011, the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library is like a library of the future. Designed by Helmut Jahn, the Mansueto Library sits next to the Regenstine Library on the campus of the University of Chicago. 56 more words

Daily Building Fact

LOOK UP, LOOK HERE

If you’ve been in Chicago over an hour, you’ve seen this piece of public art.  

It’s Jean Dubuffet’s “Monument with Standing Beast.”  The State of Illinois put the purchase price together in 1984 and the fiberglass sculpture has complicated the entrance to Helmut Jahn’s splendid State of Illinois glass iceberg of offices since then. 201 more words