The Century Building, 202 S. State St., built in 1916, architects Holabird and Roche. Consumers Building, 220 S. State St., built in 1913, architects Jenney, Mundie and Jensen. (Preservation Chicago / Eric Allix Rogers)

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks voted unanimously Thursday to grant preliminary landmark status to a pair of early 20th century skyscrapers slated for demolition by the federal government.

Blair Kamin

What is the landmark status of Marina City and other Chicago buildings? And is the Trump sign "classy" or in the words of Chicago Tribune critic Blair Kamin, is it "urban acne"? Kamin joins us on Chicago Tonight for the latest on Chicago architecture.

A stunning way to save the old Prentice Women's Hospital from the wrecking ball is proposed by a noted Chicago architect. But the idea is rejected. We find out why.

The battle lines have been drawn over Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Women's Hospital. Eddie Arruza reports on the fight between preservationists and the building's owner: Northwestern University.

Leading architects from Chicago and around the world are calling on the city to preserve the historic Prentice Women's Hospital. We have the latest.