Strawn + Sierralta invited to recommend our favorite spaces and places in Chicago.

Thrillist asked us to list of our go-to's in Chicago, from our favorite local restaurant to the must see places we take friends and family when they come to visit us in Chicago. We picked the Chicago River Walk, Crown Hall at IIT, Marina City, the Matchbox, Frank Gehry's lawn at Millennium Park, lectures by the Chicago Architectural Club, events at 1871 and GT Fish and Oyster.

Like Hart to Hart before them, Chicago architects Brian Strawn and Karla Sierralta are partners in life and business who often find themselves joining forces to kick butt…resses. Hailed in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Dwell, they were tapped as finalists for the 9/11 Memorial just three months after finishing graduate school, and their boundless imagination has dreamed up projects from History Channel’s “City of the Future” to something called “Supertall Superfarm”. We asked them what about their hometown inspired them most. Here’s what they got back with.


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