Chicago’s Best Architectural Sights

The Windy City offers art and architecture at every angle.

Photo by Justin Harrington.

Photo by Justin Harrington.

THE EYE WONDER: THE AQUA BUILDING

While it’s a residence building, that doesn’t mean you don’t get to take in all of its architectural splendour. Quite the opposite, in fact. From the outside looking up from below, the 82-storey building on North Columbus Drive, constructed by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects, looks like a liquid and languid wave of concrete floating into the sky. It has many claims to fame, including being the largest project ever awarded to an American firm headed by a female.