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Playing in The Park: Jay Pritzker Pavilion

After stamping his architectural imprint on the likes of Bilbao, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Bard College, architect Frank Gehry has added the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago to his list of impressive cultural venues. Standing 120' high, the pavilion is topped with Gehry's signature sculpted metal, this time in the form of stainless steel panels or ribbons (these have been described as everything from a “billowing headdress” to “an exploding Coke can”) that frame a stage clad in Douglas fir.

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