Architecture critic Lee Bey joined FOX Chicago News to talk about what's old and what's new on Chicago’s landscape -- the buildings we live alongside but sometimes overlook.
One new building is a school with a view. Roosevelt University has packed almost an entire campus into a 32-floor glass high-rise at Wabash and Van Buren in the South Loop. The exterior is done. Construction inside continues. The building is scheduled to open next year.
Roosevelt Tower is one the buildings Lee Bey has been blogging about for WBEZ. Lee used to advise Mayor Daley on architecture and urban planning.
He's now the executive director of the chicago central area committee responsible for the future development of the city.
A residential building in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood has been deemed a landmark. It was designed by a man you call an architectural icon. An old high school on the city's southeast side is being demolished. It sounds like this one was ahead of its time: South Shore High School.
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