Slicing And Dicing The Past To Get To The Future

Plans to slip a sparkling new 72 story condo tower behind vintage facades spurs debate on the nature of architectural preservation.

A proposal to demolish all but the facades of four historic loft buildings in Chicago's Jewelers Row Landmark District to make way for a new 72 story condo tower sparks opposition from preservationists.

Thanks to Lynn Becker

Full Story: Know When to Fold 'Em

Comments

Prepare for the AICP* Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
AICP CTP Storefont Display

The first online AICP* CTP exam prep class

Are you ready to take the AICP* Certified Transportation Planner exam?
Priced at $245 for May exam!
Book cover of the Guide to Graduate Planning Programs 4th Edition

Thinking about Grad School?

New! 4th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs just released.
Starting at $24.95

NEW! City Map Posters

Available in 9 different cities.
$25.00