Edifice Rex

Edifice Rex

Culture and technology.
April 4 1999 3:30 AM

Edifice Rex

Why Chicago is America's great architecture city.

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This week, The Browser takes a walk around Chicago's Loop with two architectural historians in search of an answer to the question: Why are Chicago's tall buildings so much more distinguished than New York City's? Click here to begin the tour. Click here for the text-only version.

Jacob Weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of The Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy. Follow him on Twitter.

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