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  • Hundreds attend Maggie Daley Park ribbon-cutting

    Hundreds attend Maggie Daley Park ribbon-cutting
    With the debut of Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park on Saturday, the snaky “bridge to nowhere” over Columbus Drive finally gets somewhere to go, the city gets another superpark tourist draw and Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets something more to brag...
  • Maggie Daley Park a seed with potential to blossom

     Maggie Daley Park a seed with potential to blossom
    At this awkward stage in its young life, the new Maggie Daley Park brings to mind a gangly teenager. Energetic? Absolutely. Graceful? Not yet. It's strange to come upon this park, whose towering, tripod-shaped light masts resemble giant praying mantises...
  • Christopher Hawthorne's best of architecture in 2014

     Christopher Hawthorne's best of architecture in 2014
    Here is Christopher Hawthorne's look at the best of architecture in 2014. Progress on remaking the Los Angeles River. The feds chipped in and momentum flowed; in a twist unimaginable even three years ago, river backers are now on Gentrification Watch....
  • An amateur roofer's tribute to architecture

     An amateur roofer's tribute to architecture
    Just before reaching age 80, I patched a leaky roof, disdaining professional help. This winter's storms will soon test my repair, thus demonstrating how much I remembered from architecture school before turning in my T-square and triangle almost 60...
  • Architectural photography at One World Trade Center

    Architectural photography at One World Trade Center
    Last week, I traveled to New York with Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin to photograph his review of the new One World Trade Center building in Lower Manhattan. The trip took me around the building from near and far and all the way to the top...
  • Walter Isaacson on 'The Innovators'

    Walter Isaacson on 'The Innovators'
    We think of innovators in general, and the giants of the Digital Age in particular, as lone geniuses. But just as the heralded designs attributed to visionary architects such as Frank Gehry and Renzo Piano are actually group efforts produced by...
  • Originality enlivens the birthday party for Hurricane Mama

    Originality enlivens the birthday party for Hurricane Mama
    Hurricane Mama, the Walt Disney Concert Hall organ, is a young mama, but she's already made her mark as the model for a 21st century organ. For her 10th birthday party Sunday night, she had a brood of nine performers on hand to celebrate. And the first...
  • Can beautiful architecture inspire Americans to become good citizens?

    Can beautiful architecture inspire Americans to become good citizens?
    A hundred and some years ago, an aesthetic force called the City Beautiful movement professed the theory that grand public buildings, lovely civic palaces, could inspire Americans to become good citizens. It may be no coincidence that at the same time,...
  • Lucas museum design would be a mistake on the lake

    Lucas museum design would be a mistake on the lake
    Parents will immediately recognize the design of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art that billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas wants to dump on our lakefront. It should remind parents of their toddlers who drop the ice cream from their cones on...
  • Frank Gehry defends Lucas Museum's novel design

    Frank Gehry defends Lucas Museum's novel design
    The recent outpouring of negative sentiment in Chicago against MAD Architects' proposal for George Lucas' lakefront museum is troubling to read. Chicago is a great city for architecture and has historically supported innovative, forward-looking work....
  • Reporting from Art Basel and Miami Art Week

    "In the Paint: the Wade Collection 2014," featuring artwork by Dwyane Wade at the Brisky Gallery By Micaela Hood, SouthFlorida.com,  3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 When I think about Dwyane Wade, several things come to mind. He’s three-time NBA champ,...