Touring Chicago's Modern Architecture

Project: Two-Family Greystone, Episode 2, Part 2



Bob discusses plans with local architect Bill Bauhs and takes a tour of downtown Chicago's striking modern buildings with architectural historian Susan Benjamin. Back at the project house, Bob meets with general contractor Ron Gan. Demolition has begun.
Part 1: Discussing Plans with the Architect
Part 2: Touring Chicago's Modern Architecture
Bob meets with architectural historian Susan Benjamin to tour five buildings in Chicago, the birthplace of the skyscraper.
Part 3: Demolition Work Starts
Bob Vila tracks the progress of a two-family greystone in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood that is undergoing renovation. The project documents a low-budget upgrade of the building's two apartments and concludes with a decorator's tour showcasing the eye-catching results.

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