Chicago Tribune theater critic Chris Jones on late architect Helmut Jahn: ‘He was very innovative when it came to building skins’

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FILE – In this March 4, 2004 file photo, architect Helmut Jahn walks through a vacant lot on Chicago’s near north side. Jahn, a prominent German architect who designed an Illinois state government building and worked on the design of the FBI headquarters in Washington, was killed when two vehicles struck the bicycle he was riding outside Chicago. Jahn, 81, was struck Saturday, May 8, 2021, afternoon while riding north on a village street in Campton Hills, about 55 miles (90 kilometers) west of Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green File)

Chicago Tribune Theater Critic Chris Jones joins John Williams to talk about the impact German-American architect Helmut Jahn had on Chicago, including the Thompson Center and Terminal 1 of O’Hare Airport.

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