The Chicago Architecture Center announces a special exhibition saluting Helmut Jahn

The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) has announced a new exhibition entitled Helmut Jahn: Life + Architecture will open at the center’s Drake Family Skyscraper Gallery on July 23 and remain on view through October.

Organized in the weeks following Jahn’s sudden passing in May, the design retrospective will recognize the indelible impact that the visionary architect had on his adopted home of Chicago, his native Germany, and beyond. In addition to personal and professional effects on loan from Jahn’s family and his eponymous Chicago firm, the exhibition will feature a number of scale building models. The models will include both career-defining designs such as the imperiled James R. Thompson Center

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