The House of Tomorrow, a modernist,12-sided exhibition home built for Chicago's 1933 Century of Progress is among Indiana's 10 most endangered buildings, according to the state's leading preservation group.
The 25-foot-tall statue of the iconic actress is slated to leave its spot along Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Artist Seward Johnson says he's enjoyed seeing how people have reacted to the sculpture, but many Chicago residents say good riddance.
If you've read The Devil in the White City (isn't it required reading upon entering the city border?), you'll know at least enough to call in and let WBEZ history blogger John Schmidt quiz you about Chicago’s Columbian Exposition and 1933’s Century of Progress. To play, call 312.923.9239. We'll post the answers after the show.
A postcard mailed from Chicago in 1958 has finally reached its intended recipient, but not without a little help from Facebook.The Chicago Sun-Times reports that a postcard depicting Shedd Aquarium recently arrived at Scott McMurry's Virginia home, more than five decades after his mom maile