Form, function, aesthetics, program, these are concepts associated with architecture that are commonly misunderstood and generally discussed or considered as individual concepts rather than ingredients to a larger or more important whole. 1,322 more words
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William L. Steele* wrote an article that accompanied the photos below. Steele states that most cities want what has worked elsewhere so what happens is cities end up looking the same with a standardization in hospitals, schools, office buildings and hotels, for example, that have no regional distinction. 669 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — A piece of history on Chicago’s North side is getting a new life.
It’s the decorative façade from a building on the 2400 block of North Lincoln, across from the Biograph Theater, from the era of the gangster John Dillinger, who met his end on the block some years later. 126 more words