December Decor in the Gold Coast

Happy Holidays! In honor of the season, I’m sharing some photographs from the Gold Coast neighborhood in Chicago. It’s one of my favorite neighborhoods for exploring architecture. It is home not just to the National Historic Landmark¬†Charnley-Persky House (above), but the entire Astor Street Historic District. The Gold Coast sits between Lincoln Park and Streeterville,… Read More December Decor in the Gold Coast

A History of Height: Chicago and the Tribune Tower

Chicago holds a unique place in skyscraper history. It was home to one of the very first skyscrapers and for many years was the location of the world’s tallest building. Chicago’s skyscrapers weren’t just cutting edge in technology; they also pushed boundaries and explored new ideas in design. A prime example is the Tribune Tower,… Read More A History of Height: Chicago and the Tribune Tower