17 May 2018

Courtyard House

Architectural Record

5 February 2018

John Ronan named ACSA Distinguished Professor

The Association of Collegiate Schools in Architecture names winner of the the ASCA Architectural Education Award of Distinguished Professor


2 January 2018

John Ronan has been appointed the John and Jeanne Rowe Endowed Chair Professorship of the College of Architecture at IIT

1 November 2017

The Poetry Foundation | John Ronan Architects

Modern In Denver

13 October 2017

AIA Divine Detail Award

Blu Dot

21 September 2017

John Ronan: Recent Works

Chicago Architect

11 July 2017

Architect Magazine R+D Awards

IIT Innovation Center Dynamic ETFE Facade


30 March 2017

John Ronan Announced as 2017 Architecture Award Winner

American Academy of Arts and Letters

01 march 17

151 North Franklin steel topped out

John Ronan Architects

10 February 2017

John Ronan announced as Neocon keynote speaker

The Architects Newspaper

21 November 2016

John Ronan Architects Chicago


14 October 2016

AIA Divine Detail Award

Erie Elementary Charter School


14 July 2016

Setting the Pace

Modern Luxury Interiors


10 May 2016

Questions for an Architect: John Ronan

Chicago Architecture Foundation


21 March 2016

Return to Splendour



14 November 2015

821 Stanley Tigerman Sketches 821

John Ronan, panelist


13 November 2015

Demolition at the corner of Happy and Healthy

151 North Franklin


October 2015

Chicago Architecture Biennial
Leaf Lounge

Chicago, Illinois

October 2015

Q & A: Chicago Architect John Ronan

Frank Lloyd Wright Trust


1 August 2015

the Poetry Foundation book released
Centerline Press, Center for American Architecture and Design

University of Texas at Austin


June 2015

IIT Innovation Center: Redefining an Icon

ASCE - Civil Engineering Magazine

26 June 2015

John Ronan interviewed on WBEZ Morning Shift

Emerging Trends in Architecture


May 2015

IIT Innovation Center

Architect Magazine


15 May 2015

Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship Exhibition

McCormick Tribune Campus Center at the Illinois Institute of Technology


April 2015

Chicago Architecture Biennial

John Ronan Architects included in inaugural roster of international participants


March 2015

Taking the High-Craft High Road

IIT Magazine


October 2014

Erie Elementary Charter School


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October 2014

Poetry Foundation in Chicago

DETAIL - Best of Detail: Glass


October 2014

AIA Chicago Unbuilt Design Award

Urban Filter Office Building


June 2014

ARCHITECT Visits: Poetry Foundation

Architect magazine


April 2014

Poetry Foundation and Gary Comer Youth Center nominated for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize


January 2014

Erie Elementary Charter School

Architectural Record


December 2013

Iterations: John Ronan's Poetry Foundation

The Art Institute of Chicago


October 2013

AIA Interior Architecture Award

Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention Exhibition

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October 2013

AIA Distinguished Building Award

South Shore International College Preparatory High School


September 2013

GSD Alumni Q & A: John Ronan

Harvard University Graduate School of Design


July 2013

John Ronan Architects selected as finalist for Design Architect for the McCormick Place Event Center Development

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December 2012

Poetry Foundation
2012 Annual Design Review



November 2012

Encodings: The Work of John Ronan Architects

Roger Williams University
Bristol, Rhode Island


November 2012

Poetry Foundation in Chicago

DETAIL - 2012/05 Facades

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October 2012

AIA Distinguished Building Award

Poetry Foundation

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October 2012

AIA Interior Architecture Award

Poetry Foundation


October 2012

Brave New City | Living Together

Metropolis Magazine

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October 2012
AIA Divine Detail Award
Poetry Foundation


18 September 2012

An interview with architect John Ronan

Design Applause


September 2012

Designing Pragmatism: An Interview with John Ronan



March / April 2012

Poetry in Notion

Chicago Architect


January 2012

Mining Modernism for Students and the Community
South Shore International College Prep High School

Architectural Record

15 January 2012

Rising star John Ronan has risen

Chicago Tribune


03 January 2012

Keeping the Muse in Business

New York Times


November 2011

Open Verse
The Poetry Foundation

Architectural Record


September / October 2011

Goldberg Going Up

Chicago Architect

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September 2011

Now Showing / Bertrand Goldberg

New York Times Style Magazine


September 2011

Design on the Edge Exhibition

The Chicago Architecture Foundation
Chicago, Illinois


17 August 2011

Poetry's New Palace

The Wall Street Journal


July 2011

Ballad of a Building

Chicago Magazine


22 June 2011

Poetry Foundation featured on WTTW's Chicago Tonight


January 2011

Gary Comer College Prep in Architectural Record

26 September 2010
Comer Prep shines as beacon of hope
Chicago Tribune

July 2010
Yale Steam Laundry Condominiums in Architectural Record

1 May 2010
Explorations: The Architecture of John Ronan
monograph published by Princeton Architectural Press released


May 2010
Buildings for Bards
The Architect's Newspaper

April 2010
New Austin school breaks the mold
Chicago Tribune

Spring 2010
Lens Crafters
CS Interiors

September 2009
Big. Bold. Visionary. Chicago Considers the Next Century
Chicago Tourism Center Gallery
Chicago, Illinois

August 2009
The Burnham Memorial Design Competition
The Field Museum
Chicago, Illinois

May/June 2009
Hamburg's five-sided Square
Chicago Architect

February 2009
Subtraction = Addition
Chicago Architect

Winter 2008/09
Competitions Magazine

December 2008
Interior Design Best of Year Award
Yale Steam Laundry

October 2008
Superb Reduction
Interior Design

August 2008
City taps top architects for prototype revision
Chicago Tribune

Detail in Process, As Built
Princeton Architectural Press

March/April 2008
John Ronan ponders designing a home for verse
Chicago Architect

February 2008
John Ronan's bright and bold Gary Comer Youth Center supports an ambitious agenda on Chicago’s South Side
Architectural Record

December 2007
Chicagoans of the Year: Architect’s youthful dreams unfold in his mature work
Chicago Tribune

November 2006
Young Chicago Exhibition
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

October 2007
City’s new modern marvels win top design Awards
Chicago Tribune

September 2007
Ten Modern Masterpieces
Chicago Magazine

2007 Volume 3
The Gary Comer Youth Center
Arkhitekturny Vestnik Magazine (Russia)

May 2007
Chicago, Reinventing a Legacy

March 2007
Chicago Hope
Architect Magazine

December 2006
Miracle on 72nd Street

Perth Amboy High School Design Competition Exhibition
Cornell University School of Architecture
Ithaca, New York

Educational Facility
Archiworld Press

July 2006
Don’t Say Modern; Say Light, Air and Space
The New York Times

Focus on Hafencity Hamburg
Hafencity Hamg Gmbh

June 2006
New Youth Center in Grand Crossing a Beacon of Optimism
Chicago Tribune

January 2006
The Diagram
Architectural Review

The Contemporary Guesthouse
Edizioni Press

June 2005
If it Looks Like a Mausoleum...
Chicago Reader

June 2005
Vision Quest: Top local architects imagine a cool new future for Chicago
Chicago Sun-Times

March 2005
Emerging Voices
The Architect’s Newspaper

January 2005
52nd Annual P/A Awards Exhibition
Center for Architecture
New York, New York

January 2005
Perth Amboy High School

January 2005
John Ronan saves a Coach House from certain death with a clever use of light, space and materials
Architectural Record

December 2004
Building on Tradition—John Ronan ennobles the warehouse with simple materials and Hebrew tradition for a Chicago school

Visonary Chicago Architecture
Chicago Central Area Committee Press

November 2004
Visionary Chicago Architecture Exhibition
Graham Foundation
Chicago, Illinois

October 2004
On the Boards: Gary Comer’s Youth Center

July/August 2004
Ronan Raises the Bar
New Zealand Architecture

June 2004
Big & Green Chicago Exhibit
The Chicago Architecture Foundation
Chicago, Illinois

May 2004
On the Boards: Perth Amboy High School

April 2004
Perth Amboy High School Design Competition Exhibition
The Architectural League of New York
New York, New York

Spring 2004
Raising the Bar(s) in the Garden State

April 2004
Chicago’s Bold Rebirth
Chicago Tribune

March 2004
Ones to Watch: These architects are sketching tomorrow’s Chicago
The Chicago Tribune

March 2004
Quality Control
Chicago Tribune Magazine

March 2004
Upset Victory in New Jersey
The Architect’s Newspaper

February 2004
City architect scores upset over 3 national rivals for $84 million dollar project
The Chicago Tribune

November 2003
Design Hits a High Note
Interior Design Magazine

September 2003
Chicago’s Architectural Revival is New Stars’ Chance to Shine
Chicago Sun-Times

July 2003
Singular Sensation
Chicago Tribune Magazine

May 2003
An Upgrade from Coach
Dwell Magazine

March 2003
Speculative Chicago Exhibition
Gallery 400
Chicago, Illinois

October 2002
Vanguards of Design
Shelter Magazine

September 2002
Chicago’s New Standout Architects
CS Magazine

August 2001
2001 Design Review

I. D. Magazine

January 2001
Chicago Architecture Club Members Show
I-Space Gallery
Chicago, Illinois

December 2000
John Ronan seeks the essence of space in structure and material
Architectural Record

April 1999
Young Turks have designs on the townhouse of tomorrow
Chicago Tribune