Planning And Its Disconnects

Can urban planning be a means to great architecture?

Chicago is experiencing its biggest building boom since the 1920's -- some splendid, a lot not. Millennium Park -- a big plus; the condo towers in River North - a festival of banality. Nothing gets built in Chicago without city oversight and support. What makes the difference between triumph and disgrace, and what's planning got to do with it?

Thanks to Lynn Becker

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