Columbian Model and Exhibit Works made the City of Chicago model for the Chicago Architecture Foundation. They first step was to create an accurate 3d model of the City of Chicago. This was a huge task.   We worked  closely with the CAF and  Baxter International, DSM Somos and Molex who stepped in and donated fabrication of the buildings to the CAF.    These Chicagoland companies donated the enormous amount of rapid prototyping needed to produce over 400 blocks of Chicago's tallest buildings. They worked in concert to produce an average of 40 buildings a week for over 3 months.  They continue to produce new buildings so we can keep the model up to date.  This year we added over 13 new buildings to the model. Read More