Another One Bites The Dust: Walter Gropius Buildings Being Torn Down in Chicago PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Thursday, 05 November 2009 12:33
gropius building demolished chicago photo Photograph: © Grahm M. Balkany / Gropius in Chicago Coalition, used with permission It is hard to get people excited about saving buildings from the 50s and 60s. But then it used to be hard to get people excited about saving Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, and now Chicago values them above all else. That is why it is so stupid to see the City of Chicago demolish the work of Walter Gropius, one of the most important architects of the 20th century. In twenty years, people are going to look back at this demolition wit...

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