The colorful fairgrounds of A Century of Progress uplifted Chicagoans and had special meaning for my grandmother.
Now an upscale special event venue, Lincoln Park’s Café Brauer is a lovely Prairie style building that once housed one of Chicago’s most popular restaurants.
Here’s a sampling from the walking and bus tours I will be leading this year as part of Art Design Chicago.
Here are some highlights of the substantial contributions made by Chicago’s Jewish architects to the development of Modernism.
Chicago’s Deputy Director of Sustainability, Kathy Dickhut, and I will lead a Newberry Library seminar that explores the past, present, and future of three neighborhood areas in the city.
Sometimes, through serendipity, I’ve connected with descendants of historical figures whom I’m researching, and exciting discoveries resulted.
Although the Marine Drive Apartment Building at 5040-5060 N. Marine Drive has often been overlooked, it is an impressive example of Depression Era Modernism.
Humboldt Park played an important role in the life and work of Prairie style landscape architect, Jens Jensen (1860-1951).
Here are some highlights from my seminar on the development of park architecture in Chicago from the 1870s through the 1950s.
Bicycling has had a long and fascinating history in Chicago.
This look back at the history of Independence Park recalls the importance of the 4th of July to prior generations.
I am deeply humbled to receive the Leon Despres Lifetime Commitment to Parks Award.
Please join me for something I’ve always wanted to do, a night-time tour of Jackson Park.
Renowned architect Dwight H. Perkins (1876-1941) is my birthday buddy.
I'm excited about my new life as a consultant.