World-renowned architect Helmut Jahn, whose works embrace the James R. Thompson Middle in Chicago and MetroWest Workplace Constructing in Naperville, was killed Saturday in a bicycle crash in Campton Hills.
Campton Hills police stated Jahn, who had a house in St. Charles, was using close to Burlington and Outdated La Fox roads Saturday afternoon when he was struck by two automobiles. He was pronounced lifeless on the scene, authorities stated.
A local of Germany, Jahn, 81, received worldwide recognition and awards for tasks across the globe, together with United Airways Terminal 1 at O’Hare Worldwide Airport, the Citigroup Middle (the principle entrance to the Richard B. Ogilvie Transportation Middle in Chicago) in Chicago, and the Sony Middle in Berlin.
The Thompson Middle, a specimen of architectural postmodernism opened in 1985, was constructed on the positioning of the outdated Sherman Home Resort.
Apart from MetroWest in Naperville, his suburban work contains the Oakbrook Terrace Tower in Oakbrook Terrace.
Jahn was pronounced lifeless on the scene of the crash at Burlington and Outdated La Fox roads after officers responded about in line with a information launch from Campton Hills police.
Police stated Jahn was using his bicycle north on Outdated La Fox Street at 3:29 p.m. Saturday, when didn’t cease at a cease signal at Burlington Street, and was struck by two automobiles, one touring east on Burlington and the opposite going west.
A driver of 1 automobile, Emily Palmisano of Elburn, was taken to Northwestern Medication Delnor Hospital with accidents that weren’t life-threatening, authorities stated. The opposite driver and his passenger weren’t injured, in line with police.
• Shaw Media author Eric Schelkopf contributed to this report