Chicago's Marina Towers floor plan

232 – Chicago’s Mandalas

Back in the 1960’s when Marina City, designed by architect, Bertrand Goldberg, was first being built in Chicago, its towers were the first circular apartment buildings in history; as well as being both the tallest concrete structures and tallest residential towers in the world. “More importantly, they were an experiment in a new urban philosophy: building a city within a city.”

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