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MILLENNIUM PARK: FACES

Working in Gehryland

If you run into the world famous architect Frank Gehry on the street, feel free to say exactly what you think of his Jay Pritzker Pavilion, as his new Millennium Park concert space is called.  MORE>>

MILLENNIUM PARK: FACES

Sentimental journey

Frank Gehry was beating back some of the buzz about his new music pavilion in Millennium Park: It may look new wave, but it's really old hat, a pale echo of his acclaimed Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.  MORE>>

MILLENNIUM PARK: FACES

A transformation and regeneration

'Public space is not the right place for objects," said Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa. "That was a tradition from the 19th Century. There are plenty of wonderful examples. Today I think we have to change. It's not possible to continue adding objects. Decorating a public space is not necessary."  MORE>>

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Project's go-to guy, Edward Uhlir knows God is in the details

His brow furrowed but his vocal delivery perpetually measured, Edward Uhlir is pondering a problem both aesthetic and political.  MORE>>

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A one-man fundraising machine

The sign outside the luxurious suite of offices in the NBC Tower bares no corporate name, nor even that of a non-profit entity. It merely declares the presence therein of a purportedly retired individual: John H. Bryan Jr., the former president and CEO of Sara Lee Corp. and now the fiscal force behind the massive private investment in Millennium Park.  MORE>>

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