Architecture Archive

The Good Life in Downtown Chicago

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During their windy City visit last week, Seattle’s coolest couple, Kasey and John, waxed giddily about the fun and frolic of my downtown Chicago neighborhood. Their reaction stands in stark contrast to the one I normally get from native Chicagoans when I tell them I live downtown. It’s almost
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Lincoln Park Lament

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Yesterday, Devyn and I read a Tribune article about haughty McMansions being built in Lincoln Park on lots where smaller, simpler houses once stood. We decided to take a day trip to Burling Street, ground zero for the practice. We didn't expect to encounter a raging homeowner yelling from
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