About Blair Kamin
Blair Kamin, a 2013 Nieman Fellow, has been the architecture critic at the Chicago Tribune since 1992. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1999 for his body of work, including a series supporting the development of Chicago’s lakefront. Other honors include the George Polk Award for Criticism and the American Institute of Architects’ Institute Honor for Collaborative Achievement. He is the author or editor of four books, including “Why Architecture Matters: Lessons from Chicago” and “Gates of Harvard Yard,” which drew upon material gathered from an arts journalism class he co-taught during his Nieman year.