A brief look at Milwaukee’s Calatrava

I was in Milwaukee earlier today, visiting the Lake Bluff Condominiums. On my way out of town I stopped for a brief look at Santiago Calatrava’s Quadracci Pavilion, the “sexiest building in the world.”

Beginning September 8th the Milwaukee Art Museum will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Quadracci Pavilion with a 4-month long exhibition, Building a Masterpiece.

Click on the photo above to enlarge it. You can see many more photos of Milwaukee’s Calatrava at Flickr.

Chicago’s Calatrava continues to be what it was from the outset – in Eliot’s words, “an abstraction remaining a perpetual possibility only in a world of speculation.” Calatrava talks about the Chicago Spire in the following YoChicago videos:

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