Rahm Emanuel on Architecture and Urban Planning

Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune Mayor Rahm Emanuel tours the newly constructed Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library Aug. 20, 2015. 

Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune

Mayor Rahm Emanuel tours the newly constructed Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library Aug. 20, 2015. 

"I want to make sure that Chicago is at the dead center of that (architecture and urban planning) conversation" - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanual talking to the Chicago Tribune's Blair Kamin.

When you have a moment, take a look at this Chicago Tribune video of a conversation between Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Tribune's Blair Kamin about architecture and the role it plays in urban planning, as they walk through the newly constructed Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library.

The mayor discussed everything from the 606 trail and the downtown Riverwalk to the controversial Lucas Museum and the Chicago Architecture Biennial. You can read more about the conversation here.