James R. Thompson Center
In Chicago's North Loop sits one of the city's many architectural attractions: the James R. Thompson Center; a controversial, award-winning building that houses governmental offices. Controversy Completed in 1985, the James R. Thompson Center is a controversial work of contemporary architecture James R. Thompson Centerthat has at the same time been lauded and heavily criticized.As the winner of the 1986 Distinguished Building Award of the Chicago Chapter, American Institute of Architects, architect Helmut Jahn was touted as making a "strong, powerful, and important statement" that "broke new ground" in the city of Chicago. Others consider the building, which was given…

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