John Zukowsky is an architectural and design historian, author, and the former longtime curator of architecture for the Art Institute of Chicago. Gary T. Johnson is president of the Chicago History Museum. The Chicago History Museum was founded in 1856 to study and interpret Chicago s history.
"It's a perfect, and substantial, holiday gift as well as a
resource for anyone interested in Chicago's architecture."
"It's hard to imagine a better compendium: Building Chicago is an important addition to any serious collection of books about the city."
"...if your summer visitors finally get it in the mail at the holidays, they probably won't look at all the selfies they took in front of Chicago's landmarks but this well-thumbed book instead and think 'Golly!'"
"2016 Holiday Gift Books"
"A new book charts the development of Chicago architecture as the city grew from a cow-town to a Midwestern metropolis."
-Chicago Tonight/ WTTW-TV
"For those of us who are absorbed in both Chicago's fascinating history and its astonishing architecture, the images are reason enough to acquire the book."
-Classic Chicago Magazine
". . . although there are just a few images from Oak Park, the recently released "Building Chicago," is a must for any Chicago architecture and/or Chicago history buff."