What you need to know about the Chicago Architecture Center

Jon Lovette / Alamy Stock Photo Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago Art Institute. Back in the city center, this stellar museum is renowned for its collection of impressionist paintings, arguably the most extensive in the country. In addition, a great design delight is to experience the museum’s quirky Miniature Thorne Rooms, 68 dollhouse-sized rooms designed … Read more

Traveling Through Boston’s Most Cultural | The traveler

Take a walk in Boston’s Common Park one day in 1860 with two men discussing verse. Well, actually, it’s one of them, middle-aged and exquisitely mannered, with a singsong voice; the other is a brash and determined young man. The first, Ralph Waldo Emerson, defends the position that his companion, Walt Whitman, who had sent … Read more