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Architect Reinhard Plaut dies at 78; IIT graduate worked on four-plus-ones, was active in Boy Scouts

From yesterday's print edition By Graydon Megan Special to the Tribune Reinhard Plaut often found others turning to him for help and guidance, both in his career as a Chicago-area architect and through his longtime involvement with the Boy Scouts of America. “He served as a mentor in both architecture and Scouting,” said his wife, […]

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House of Tomorrow on Indiana endangered list

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Parkridge

Future of Holabird & Roche buildings in Park Ridge is in doubt

The fate of a

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Santefe

The old Sante Fe sign appears to be history

The familiar white-lettered “Santa Fe” sign eyed for decades by Loop

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Lathrop Homes listed on National Register of Historic Places

In a

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Reviving an ancient ballpark, version 2.0: Can Fenway’s renovation architect work the same magic at Wrigley?

Meet Charles “Chuck” Izzo, an architect on the hot seat. After crafting a 10-year, $285 million renovation of Boston’s Fenway Park that successfully marries modern amenities and timeless traditions, Izzo and his Boston-area firm are taking on what looms as an even bigger challenge: Bringing Wrigley Field into the 21st Century. Can the 63-year-old architect […]

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Jahn to receive AIA Chicago’s lifetime achievement award

Helmut Jahn has won a lot of honors in his long and distinguished career. Now he's got another one to put on his shelf: The lifetime achievement award of the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The AIA

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Roosevelt’s new tower: The inside story

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Roosevelt’s new tower: The inside story

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Higher learning: Roosevelt’s new tower adds sizzle to Chicago’s skyline, but can it build a campus in the sky?

From tomorrow's print edition Savvy architecture buffs tend to view look-at-me buildings with a wary glance. All too often, these designs are slick packages, not real places that ennoble our daily routines. Anybody who's witnessed the cacophony of shrieking skyscrapers in Dubai knows that. Still, there is reason to think that Roosevelt University's striking new […]

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Higher learning: Roosevelt’s new tower adds sizzle to Chicago’s skyline, but it build a campus in the sky?

Savvy architecture buffs tend to view look-at-me buildings with a wary glance. All too often, these designs are slick packages, not real places that ennoble our daily routines. Anybody who's witnessed the cacophony of shrieking skyscrapers in Dubai knows that. Still, there is reason to think that Roosevelt University's striking new $123 million tower in […]

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Lake Bluff home, country day school in Elgin, Chicago hospital make statewide list of endangered historic places

A modernist house

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Nila

Gensler’s Nila Leiserowitz: Design firm leader employs holistic philosophy to foster clients’ creativity, comfort

From today's print edition By Janet Kidd Stewart Special to the Tribune Walking into a new corporate space her team designed in River North for

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Portage

Portage Theater battle heats up

The Tribune's John Byrne reports: “A church group still hopes to be able to set up shop in the historic Portage Theater on the Northwest Side despite city attempts to landmark the property and opposition to the plan by aldermen, a lawyer for the religious organization said Friday.” The Preservation Chicago advocacy group recently placed […]

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A modernist plaza in Minneapolis escapes the threat of demolition–for now

It isn't just modernist buildings, such as

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