The 'New Face' Of Chicago: Millennium Park

Over budget and four years late, Chicago's stunning Millennium Park will become 'the new face' of the City.
July 15, 2004, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The park is the latest push by City Hall to expand the cutting-edge nature of Chicago's historic skyline. Officials in the city that gave birth to the first steel skyscrapers are touting Millennium Park as part of the new face of Chicago — an attempt to blend the classical lines of its downtown architecture with a modern attitude toward art and green space... The park has an outdoor music pavilion designed by Frank Gehry, gardens with hundreds of different plants and an elegant underground theater that seats 1,500."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Thursday, July 15, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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