• Blair Kamin: ‘Who Is the City For?'

    7 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Chicago. Image via Conde Nast Traveler
    This article was originally published on Common Edge. Blair Kamin stepped down as architecture critic for the Chicago Tribune in January 2021, after a nearly 30-year run in the post. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1999 for a body of work highlighted by a series on Chicago's lakefront, including a story that documented the race- and class-based disparity between the city's north and south lakefronts. He has previously published two collections of his work: Why Architecture Matters (2001) and Terror and Wonder (2010), both from the University of Chicago...
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