Cream City~Windy City

Architecture Created. Treasured. Now Threatened.

Episode Summary

This is the story of a nationally acclaimed architecture firm--one with several talented family members and an over 80 year history—a firm that left its mark on Chicago and Milwaukee …but is not as widely known today. It is also the story of a magnificent Chicago church that the firm designed which is currently threatened with destruction.  Preservation Chicago has named the city’s historic Catholic Churches to the 2021 Most Endangered list …and underscored the plight of this church.  We will take a look at what’s at stake for this church, and, unfortunately, for too many historic churches.

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