David Rubenstein Forum, fall update | Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Late this summer I checked out the new David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago campus. I recently stopped back for some fall color and light…there’s just something about that fall light for a little added drama and mood. We’ll start with the south side of the building and the beautiful landscaping by Site […]

University of Chicago Photowalk Recap

Last week I lead a photowalk around the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park. Such great diversity in architectural styles on this campus. First up, the brutalist Regenstein Library. While I’m typically not a huge fan of brutalist architecture I actually really like this building. It has such great texture and given the great […]

Brutalism: Regenstein Library

regenstein library, university of chicago

The Regenstein Library was another stop for the Chicago Magazine brutalist assignment, and maybe my favorite of the 7 locations. Located on the University of Chicago campus, I’ve been over here before but never paid much attention to this building. However, this building, in particular, gave me a much better appreciation for this style of […]

Mansueto Library

mansueto library, helmut jahn, university of chicago

What a perfect Sunday! I got to sleep in, woke up to a beautiful snowfall and had a day date with my husband that included a little photography, movie and dinner. It’s been way too long for all three and luckily Brady was up for letting me use his alumni status at the University of […]

University of Chicago…pick 30 of 52 adventures in Chicago

university of chicago, reva and david logan center for the arts

The University of Chicago campus has been on my to-do list for quite sometime. Today I finally made it down there for a meandering photowalk with Chris Smith from Out of Chicago (yep, the same Out of Chicago hosting the Summer Conference I’m teaching at in a couple weeks). We attempted to get into the […]

Hyde Park…pick 9 of our 52 adventures in Chicago!

robie house chicago

It seems festival season is upon on so I thought we’d take the opportunity to check out the 57th Street Art Fair which is in Hyde Park. I’ve never really wandered around Hyde Park, I think the only time I’ve been in the area has been to go to the Museum of Science & Industry […]