“Currently in the planning stages, the CAB is promising to be innovative in approach and design, and a critical step in Chicago’s reclamation as an arts & culture powerhouse both domestically and internationally. It will be a space to explore not only trends in international architectural thinking and design, but to work out the complexities of our own relationship with architecture: How do skyscrapers in the Loop impact the arts and culture of South Chicago? What power do students have to forge the environment of their own future profession? Which is more important: purpose or cultural history? Will we ever see the Chicago Spire?”

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