Photos of the Day:
A proposal to restore and convert two Frank Lloyd Wright–designed houses in Chicago into bed and breakfasts is getting mixed responses. [Chicago Tribune]
Quote of the Day: "The starchitects have arrived; no question" —John Rahaim, San Francisco's planning director. [SFGate]
Tweet of the Day:
Instagram of the Day:
Happy Birthday to Jacques Herzog, Hon. FAIA, of Herzog & de Meuron on Saturday.
4 More Stories for Monday:
Salt Lake City's new federal courthouse, designed by New York's Thomas Phifer and Partners, opened last week to polarized opinions. [The Salt Lake Tribune]
Moore, Okla. became the first U.S. city to adopt residential building codes designed specifically to prevent extensive tornado damage. One of the requirements is for houses to withstand 135-mph winds. [NBC News]
The New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman proposes a streetcar—New York's "desire line"—that would link Queens and Brooklyn. [The New York Times]
An architecture firm is measuring the heights of Manhattan buildings via a large balloon rigged with cameras. [CBS New York]
For more news and views, sign up for the ARCHITECT Newswire, the best daily newsletter on architecture and architects.