AKA: Millennium Park Music Pavilion, Chicago, IL

Structure Type: landscapes - parks - urban parks

Designers: Gehry Partners, LLP (firm); Gustafson, Kathryn, Landscape Architecture (firm); Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, (SOM), Chicago, IL (firm); Frank Owen Gehry (architect); Kathryn Gustafson (landscape architect); John Ogden Merrill (architect); Nathaniel Alexander Owings (architect); Louis Skidmore Sr. (architect)

Dates: [unspecified]

Millennium Park
Chicago, IL

OpenStreetMap (new tab)
Google Map (new tab)
click to view google map

Sculpture by Anish Kapoor; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago, Associated Architects, Kathryn Gustafson, Landscape Architect; Design Partner: Frank Gehry; Project Designer: Craig Webb; Project Architect: Manoucher Eslami; General Contractor: Walsh Construction Company of Illinoios; Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, Chicago, Structural Consultants; U.S. Equities, Project Manager; Electrical and Mechanical Engineers: McDonough Associates; Theatre Consultant and Lighting Design: Schuler and Shook; Acoustical Consultant: The Talaske Group; design: 1999-2001; construction: 2001-2004;

PCAD id: 2622


"Will Chicago's long-awaited Millennium Park be fine art or spectacle? Perhaps a little of both", Architectural Record, 192: 5, 61-62, 64, 5/2004. Kamin, Blair, "Jay Pritzker, Pavilion, Chicago", Architectural Record, 193: 1, 136-145, 1/2005. Russell, James S., "Beating the Odds", Architectural Record, 193: 1, 133-135, 1/2005. Irving, Mark, "Ground masters [Chicago]", Blueprint, 189: 42-46, 11/2001. "Jay Pritzker Pavilion", GA Document, 81: front cover, 38-51, 8/2004. "Millennium Park Music Pavilion and Great Lawn, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.", GA Document, 68: 56-59, 3/2002. Wolff, Jane, "Constructed ground: the Millennium Garden design competition, by Charles Waldheim [book review]", Harvard Design Magazine, 17: 79-81, Fall 2002-WInter 2003. Filler, Martin, "American Scene", House and Garden, 71, 8/2004. Eltz, David R., "Sound ensemble", I.D., 48: 6, 44-51, 10/2001. Rotenberk, Lori, "Chicago's next big project: Frank Gehry brings his signature style to Chicago [music pavilion, Millennium Park]", Inland Architect, 117: 1, 55, 2000. Berger, Alan, Fulton, Gale, "Constructed ground: the Millennium Garden design competition, by Charles Waldheim [book review]", Landscape Journal, 21: 1, 224-225, 2002. Knack, Ruth Eckdish, Elliott, Donald, "Future perfect", Planning, 65: 12, 4-13, 12/1999. Knack, Ruth Eckdish, "What is the world coming to? Chicago!", Planning, 68: 1, 28-31, 1/2002. Uhlir, Ed, "Park it here: the new Millennium Park is expected to become a significant cultural, recreational, and economic asset to Chicago's lakefront", Urban Land, 59: 9, 36-37, 9/2000. Turner, Nicola, "Planting the future: Millennium Park, Chicago", World architecture, 79: 61, 9/1999.