Chicago, the city that invented the skyscraper and whose central business district is a living museum of the history of tall buildings drawing visitors from all over the world, is on the verge of losing two historic early twentieth century office towers. The two towers were designed by architects renowned for advancing skyscraper design are imperiled because federal employees don’t feel safe with neighboring office towers just across an alley from the own skyscraper.
Lee Bey writes in the Chicago Sun-Times : U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill, last month earmarked $52 million for the GSA to demolish the terra-cotta clad […]
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