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Geoffrey Baer's newest program -- A Taste for the Past: Architect Pier Carlo Bontempi -- is a profile of a little-known Italian architect who is this year's winner of the Driehaus Prize, a prestigious, Chicago-based award for architects who design classical and traditional buildings. It debuts on WTTW11 at 8:00 pm Thursday. Geoffrey joins us to tell us about his adventures in Italy. Watch an anecdote from Bontempi's childhood, read an interview with the documentary's producer and co-writer, and see behind-the-scenes photos from Ialy.

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Stanley Tigerman appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Oct. 24, 2013.

Architect Stanley Tigerman has been a self-described outsider since he began his career in the 1950s. He joins us to talk about his decadeslong career.

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Thomas Beeby was the architect of the Harold Washington Library Center and he's now the subject of a new WTTW documentary. Geoffrey Baer gives us a preview of The Invisible Hand.

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Stanley Tigerman

One of Chicago's most important architects is the subject of a new exhibition. We talk with the notoriously outspoken Stanley Tigerman.

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Jeanne Gang

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang recently won a MacArthur Genius grant. Gang is the subject of a new, in-depth profile airing nationally on PBS: Jeanne Gang: The Sky's the Limit.

Recipient of MacArthur 'Genius Grant'

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Jeanne Gang

She's arguably Chicago's hottest architect, and now she can add MacArthur genius grant recipient to her list of accolades. Jeanne Gang joins us.