“This is Marina City… Living towers with form suggesting the upward grace of growing branches and the airy, open form of a sunflower petal…”

Even for the eclectic Chicago skyline, Marina City stands out. Made famous by a movie, commercial and a Wilco album, the two towers of Marina City embody a kind of character unique to Chicago.

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Also, wow, they’re just plain beautiful.

In 1965, Marina City — a Bertrand Goldberg design — starred in its very on documentary, “This is Marina City.”

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The documentary is as hokey as you might expect a documentary from the ’60s to be. It’s also mesmerizing, probably because of its unique subject and the clear excitement Chicago had for Marina City at the time of its inception.

You can watch the documentary below!

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