The American Academy of Arts and Letters inducted 22 new members Wednesday, including director Francis Ford Coppola, actress Frances McDormand, artist Shirin Neshat, and author Everett Percival, the Chicago Tribune reports.
One of those new members was Chicago Department of Planning and Development Commissioner Maurice Cox.
"Maurice is a real humanist in his approach and conviction that architecture can transform communities and that good design should be accessible to everybody, not just the elite few," says Arkansas architect Marlon Blackwell, an Academy member and American Institute of Architects Gold Medal recipient.
"The impact is on society as a wholethe entire citiesrather than a singular building or project."
Cox's work "has impacted millions of lives across this country," Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson says. Read the Entire Article
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