10 Modern Chicago Masterpieces

By News Dude,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 28, 2007 9:34 PM CDT
10 Modern Chicago Masterpieces
Jay Pritzker Pavilion   ((c) Zesmerelda)

(Newser) – In a city known for its early 20th Century buildings, Chicago Magazine names 10 early 21st Century masterpieces, boasting that these structures make Chicago "a global epicenter of architecture."

  1. GARY COMER YOUTH CENTER (2006)  John Ronan Architects, 7200 South Ingleside Avenue
  1. STATE STREET VILLAGE (2003)  Murphy/Jahn Architects, 3301 South State St.
  1. JAY PRITZKER MUSIC PAVILION (2004)  Frank Gehry, architect, Millennium Park

  1. THE CONTEMPORAINE (2004) Perkins + Will Chicago; Ralph Johnson, design principal, 516 North Wells Street
  2. SPERTUS INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES (late 2007) Krueck & Sexton Architects, 618 South Michigan Avenue
  3. PRITZKER HOUSE (2007) Wheeler Kearns Architects; Dan Wheeler, designer, 1800 block of N. Orchard St.
  4. REPUBLIC WINDOW & DOOR (now shared with Wrigley Company) (1998) Booth Hansen Associates, 927 West Evergreen Avenue
  5. SOFITEL CHICAGO WATER TOWER (2002) Jean-Paul Viguier, architect, 20 East Chestnut Street
  6. UBS TOWER (2001) Lohan Caprile Goettsch (now Goettsch Partners), One North Wacker Drive
  7. SHINGLE HOUSE (2006) Cohen & Hacker Architects, West Glencoe

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