Grant Park The Archives

Sunday 24 February, 2013

Chicago: The City to See in ’63

Click here to view the embedded video. 1960’s Chicago: cars zooming down Lake Shore Drive, crowds heading into the Opera House, people observing artworks in the Art Institute, and Chicagoans laying around Grant Park on a sunny day. These are just a few of the scenes captured by amateur filmmaker Margaret Conneely in her film The City to See [...]


Saturday 23 February, 2013

Chicago: The City to See in ’63

Click here to view the embedded video. 1960’s Chicago: cars zooming down Lake Shore Drive, crowds heading into the Opera House, people observing artworks in the Art Institute, and Chicagoans laying around Grant Park on a sunny day. These are just a few of the scenes captured by amateur filmmaker Margaret Conneely in her film The City to See [...]


Thursday 09 February, 2012

PIERSCAPE / James Corner Field Operations

Courtesy of James Corner Field Operations


Monday 30 January, 2012

Update: Navy Pier design teams present to the public

Existing Image of the Navy Pier © Stephen Hanafin via flickr – http://www.flickr.com/photos/shanafin/ Starting tomorrow, the five design teams selected to redesign the outdoor spaces of Chicago’s Navy Pier will begin to reveal their schemes to the public. Lead by AECOM, Aedas Architects, James Corner Field Operations, !melk and the Xavier Vendrell Studio, each team [...]


Monday 31 October, 2011

Chicago Children’s Museum Out of New Plan for Grant Park

© Krueck + Sexton Architects The glorious feeling of winning an architectural competition may quickly diminish after the realization that the achievement was only the beginning of the battle.


Monday 31 October, 2011

Chicago Children’s Museum Out of New Plan for Grant Park

© Krueck + Sexton Architects The glorious feeling of winning an architectural competition may quickly diminish after the realization that the achievement was only the beginning of the battle.


Friday 13 February, 2009

The Park at Lakeshore East / OJB

Architects: The Office of James Burnett Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA Master Planning: Skidmore Owings and Merrill Design Landscape Architect: Tha Office of James Burnett Landscape Architect of Record: Site Design Group Limited Engineering Services: Epstein Client: Magellan Group Limited / Loewenberg and Associates Project Year: 2002-2003 Construction Year: 2004-2005 Constructed Area: 5.2 Acres Photographs: OJB [...]