Chicago High-Rises and Their Histories
Author: Xuwen Fan
Program of Study: Master of Public Policy, Harris School
Chicago has always been known for its modern architecture, namely the origin of the tall buildings, The Skyscrapers. In a context of a broader theme, the histories of Chicago High-Rises represent the booming history of Chicago city. Please follow the podcast and review Skyscrapers in Chicago which gives us a glance at Chicago’s fast-developing history.
Music: “blackSnow ” from ccMixter by airtone. Released: 2021. http://ccmixter.org/content/airtone/airtone_-_blackSnow_1.mp3
Douglas, George H. Skyscrapers: A Social History of the Very Tall Building in America. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 1996.
Mierop, Caroline, Georges Binder, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, and Institut français d’architecture. Skyscrapers: Higher and Higher. Paris: NORMA, 1995.
Skydeck Chicago at Willis Tower | Willis Tower Glass Ledge (theskydeck.com)
Willis Tower – Wikipedia
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