Lee Bey

President, Lee Bey Associates

Chicago, IL

Lee Bey is a respected expert, writer, and photographer of the built environment. The public affairs television show “Chicago Tonight,” calls Bey “one of the keenest observers of Chicago architecture and urban planning.” Currently, he is the host of “Architecture 360,” a weekly podcast on the Rivet Radio ap. He is also an urban planning consultant.

Bey is former architecture critic for the Chicago Sun-Times and served a deputy chief of staff for architecture and urban planning under Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. He also worked as director of governmental affairs for Skidmore Owings and Merrill. Most recently, he served as the Associate Director for Special Projects at the University of Chicago.

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