McDonald’s recently released renderings of Rock ‘n’Roll McDonald’s replacement, and announced its architect: Carol Ross Barney.
An article in January’s Chicago magazine said: “It’s an interesting choice. Ross Barney’s firm is a Chicago institution because it’s worked on so many Chicago institutions; her major recent works have been the Chicago Riverwalk, three CTA stations, and a massive car-rental facility at O’Hare. The Riverwalk, in particular, was a star turn that ties into her greater interest in the river’s restoration. It’s enough that Zach Mortice compared her to Daniel Burnham in a recent issue of Metropolis, for her role in shaping Chicago’s 21st-century public space. Read the entire article in Chicago magazine’s January edition.