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The Digitas office is unmistakably Chicago, from the Hugh Hefner conference room to salvaged windows from an O’Hare warehouse. Chicago President Tony Weisman gave Grid a look into the Torchia Associates-designed “Warehouse of Ideas.” We hummed along to Led Zeppelin … Continue reading

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On Valentine’s Day, preservationists trying to stop Northwestern University’s demolition of Prentice Women’s Hospital gave up the fight. Here’s Prentice’s path to the wrecking ball. 1975: The cloverleaf-shaped hospital, designed by Bertrand Goldberg, the mind behind the Marina City corn … Continue reading

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Ken Mooney, executive director of ops, shows us inside 330 N. Wabash, BDO USA’s Ludwig Mies van der Rohe–built, Gensler-designed space for traveling accountants. Photos by Kate Joyce.   Hoteling BDO’s accountants are often on the road, so desk assignments … Continue reading

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1. The space: Marketing shop Manifest Digital moved to Gensler-designed offices in the historic Jewelers Building last year. Jacoby wanted his new digs to spark ideas and inspire employees. 2. Benching: Seems like everybody is dismantling cubicles in favor of … Continue reading