click images for larger view. . . a rather forlorn-looking parking garage at the corner of Kinzie and State, which within a year or so, was supposed to be transformed into this . . .
Eckenhoff Saunders Architects in partnership with sustainable design architect Helen Kessler. And for a while, things went swimmingly. The steel frame for the new State Street facade went up later that year . . .
entrance of Bozo and Svengoolie, and the hope is now to get the thing opened in time for the Museum's 25th anniversary next year. We'll see. But even now, especially on the Kinzie street side, it's a fairly handsome transformation.