New Architecture Book Looks at ‘Building Chicago’


A new book charts the development of Chicago architecture as the city grew from a cow-town to a Midwestern metropolis.

Building Chicago: The Architectural Masterpieces” was written by John Zukowsky, who was curator of architecture at the Art Institute of Chicago for 26 years.

Zukowsky joins host Phil Ponce in discussion.

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A book launch for “Building Chicago” takes place at 6 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St. $10-$15. The event will include a discussion and signing with author John Zukowsky. A special edition of the interview series, Conversations with Ed Tracy, will feature Zukowsky, art historian Rolf Achilles and architectural photographer Lee Bey. Get tickets and more information.


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