architecture

Exhibit Highlights DuPage Architects

The importance of Chicago’s architecture is well known. There are any number of walking, river,  and bus tours that spotlight the various building styles that were either born in or thrived in the city. First Light host Brian O'Keefe takes you to a new exhibit in Wheaton points out there is also significant architecture in the suburbs

Blueprints show the design and floor plan of the building that was Wheaton's first public library, today the building houses the DuPage Histroical Museum

Blueprints show the design and floor plan of the building that was Wheaton's first public library, today the building houses the DuPage Histroical Museum

Artifacts related to architect R. Harold Zook 

Artifacts related to architect R. Harold Zook 

DuPage Historical Museum, the building was originally Wheation's first public library

DuPage Historical Museum, the building was originally Wheation's first public library

The Story of Repurposed Buildings in Chicago

Longtime readers of the Naperville Sun may remember the name Joni Hirsch-Blackman. She wrote a regular column in the paper…and later for the Daily Herald. Those columns helped to shape Hirsh-Blackman’s new book “This Used To Be Chicago.” First Light host Brian O'Keefe sat down with the author to talk about the book

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