Dan Protess

producer and writer

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Producer and writer of 10 Buildings That Changed America for WTTW Chicago. His most recent productions include the feature-length architecture and history specials Chicago’s Loop: a New Walking Tour, Biking the Boulevards and Chicago’s Lakefront. He wrote and produced the Emmy-winning, James Beard-nominated The Foods of Chicago: A Delicious History.

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Why did Southdale shopping center and the relatively obscure Vanna Venturi House in Philadelphia make the cut of a top ten list of game-changing American buildings?

10 Buildings that Changed America

Why did Southdale shopping center and the relatively obscure Vanna Venturi House in Philadelphia make the cut of a top ten list of game-changing American buildings?

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