Chicago History Museum

Rosie the Riveter built planes in factories designed by Allied architects who were equally hard at work during World War II. Richard Neutra built U.S. Navy shipyard housing in California, while Albert Kahn built the Ford Motors bomber factory (shown) in Michigan. Another legacy is the Pentagon, built in a matter of months in 1943. On the other side, Axis architects built concentration camps, among other things. Architecture in Uniform at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal considers how architecture on both sides affected postwar methods, construction technologies, and Modernism. Through September 18. •