Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago's South Side

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Price
$30.00  $27.60
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
9.9 X 8.4 X 0.5 inches | 1.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780810140981

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About the Author

LEE BEY is a photographer, writer, lecturer, and consultant who documents and interprets the built environment--and the often complex political, social, and racial forces that shape spaces and places. His writing on architecture and urban design has been featured in Architect, Chicago magazine, Architectural Record, and many news outlets. His photography has appeared in Chicago Architect, Old-House Journal, CITE, and in international design publications, including Bauwelt and Modulør. A former Chicago Sun-Times architecture critic, Bey is also a senior lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and served as deputy chief of staff for urban planning under former Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley. AMANDA WILLIAMS is a visual artist who trained as an architect. Her works have been exhibited widely and are included in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She lives and works on the South Side of Chicago.

Reviews

"Southern Exposure is a 35mm love story. Just like relationships, the buildings that Bey photographs reflect our affection and our neglect, and remind us of why we are so devoted to Chicago's South Side. Through these truly awe-some images, we are inspired to stop, behold, and not take these treasures for granted." --Mary Pattillo, author of Black on the Block: The Politics of Race and Class in the City