Monday, February 25, 2008

The Surreal Thing

Even as it celebrates the 40th anniversary of the city's landmarks ordinance, the Commission on Chicago Landmarks not only continues to leave many of Chicago's most essential buildings unprotected, it's upending the very definition of what a landmark building is. Read all about it, and see all the photo's, here.
(originally published, in somewhat different and much better edited form, in the February 21, 2008 Chicago Reader, under the title, Losing our Landmarks.)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Fantastic article, Lynn. I especially like the true legacy of the Legacy. Well put!