Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Slumming up Marina City

One of Chicago's great architectural icons is underdoing a bit of renovative vandalism as the base of the House of Blues Hotel in Marina City, architect Bertrand Goldberg's pioneering mixed-use development along the Chicago river just north of the Loop, is being smothered in the kind of battleship gray paint usually reserved for back-alley loading docks. Read all about it - and see the photos - here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

They've really screwed that one up. Luckily it's only paint which can be removed in the future.