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Architect Dirk Lohan's firm closing; he and staff to join Wight & Co.

Architect Dirk Lohan's firm closing; he and staff to join Wight & Co.

Dirk Lohan, for decades a major figure in Chicago architecture, will close his firm and take a leadership role at Wight & Co., a major design and construction firm with offices in Chicago and west suburban Darien, leaders of the companies said Tuesday.

The 77-year-old Lohan, grandson of master modernist Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, is best known for architectural projects like the McDonald's Corp. headquarters in Oak Brook as well as master plans for the Illinois Institute of Technology and the renovation of Soldier Field.

Lohan and his partner, Floyd Anderson, will head a list of 10 people from their eponymous firm who will be hired by Wight & Co. next month. Lohan...

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