Chicago Tribune — "O’Hare expansion set to take off under hometown architect Jeanne Gang"

'Gang’s body of work...has earned our respect and fueled our optimism about the prospects for her O’Hare design...Gang, a professor of practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and recipient of a MacArthur “genius grant,” has won a long list of awards for buildings in Chicago and internationally. A commission like an airport etches an architect into history and gives Gang a monumental canvas for the visually stirring, environmentally conscious aesthetic that Chicagoans have gotten a glimpse of from the Writers Theatre in Glencoe to Solstice on the Park in Hyde Park.

We like the idea that someone with deep local roots is creating the city’s next-level link to the world. We’re counting on Gang to lift the O’Hare experience to new heights.'


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