Obama touts Chicago architecture, Pritzker family in Pritzker Architecture Prize speech.
President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Thomas Pritzker on stage at the Pritzker Architecture Prize Even at Andrew Mellon Auditorium, Thursday, June 2, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (Carolyn Kaster)
Referring to Tom Pritzker, Obama said, "Now, as Tom mentioned, my interest in architecture goes way back. There was a time when I thought I could be an architect, where I expected to be more creative than I turned out, so I had to go into politics instead."