Preservation Chicago’s Ward Miller: ‘The Thompson Center is a remarkable work of art and architecture and it should be looked at that way’

Anna Davlantes

FILE – This April 8, 2003 file photo shows the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, he wants to hold a public auction to sell Thompson Center, which houses state government offices in downtown Chicago, calling the building “ineffective” and a “very wasteful, very inefficient use of space.” He said selling the building and moving state workers elsewhere could save the state between $6 million and $12 million annually. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Ward Miller, executive director of Preservation Chicago, joins Anna to talk about the importance of preserving the Thompson Center and the tragic death of famed architect Helmut Jahn.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)