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VIRTUAL A Conversation with Chicago Architecture Critics Blair Kamin and Lee Bey: Who Is the City For?

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Two of Chicago’s most celebrated architecture critics, Blair Kamin and Lee Bey, discuss their vividly illustrated new book, Who Is the City For? Architecture, Equity, and the Public Realm in Chicago. Learn about their views of Chicago that reaches beyond its glamorous downtown and dramatic buildings to the city’s culturally diverse neighborhoods, including modest structures associated with storied figures of African-American history. 

From his high-profile battles with Donald Trump to his insightful celebrations of Frank Lloyd Wright and front-page takedowns of Chicago mega-projects like Lincoln Yards, Pulitzer Prize–winning, former Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin has long informed and delighted readers with his illuminating commentary. This new book pairs Kamin’s words with striking new images by photographer and architecture critic Lee Bey, once his rival at the Chicago Sun-Times.

Presented in partnership with Highland Park Public Library, Vernon Area Public Library, and the Book Stall. 

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Event Type(s): Author Event
Age Group(s): Adult