Chicago Update

  • Elizabeth L. Hollander


Chicago, city of the first skyscraper, the Home Insurance Building, celebrated that building and many others at an important exhibit — 150 years of Chicago Architecture — at the Museum of Science and Industry during the Third International Conference on Tall Buildings, held in Chicago the week of January 6–10, 1986. This important conference brought together professionals from every aspect of skyscraper development, creating a vital forum of discussion of the future of the world’s major cities. Those who attended represented the talents and resources necessary to take a view of what is happening and what needs to happen in this industry.


Central Business District Tall Building Urban Affair White Marble Redevelopment Project 
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