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New exhibit takes unique look at death, food and remembrance
Apr. 7, 2014
When someone passes away today, it’s pretty common for friends and family to reminisce about them over food and drink. It turns out, in some ancient cultures, that use of food went a bit further.
O'Hare's ghost: Terminal 4
Feb. 4, 2014
The area’s premier airport sports Terminals 1, 2, 3 and ... 5. What gives?
Of suds and (unfounded) suspicions
Jan. 16, 2014
Among the questions we answer about a noted Pilsen brewery: Did it broadcast messages to Germany during World War I?
Architecture blogger says thanks and goodbye
Jan. 7, 2014
Lee Bey has written about architecture for WBEZ since January, 2010. Today he says goodbye.
Interactive: 100 years of Chicago bungalows
Dec. 30, 2013
As Chicago's population boomed, so did its bungalows. Now there are more than 80,000 of these beloved buildings, making them a critical part of the city's architectural landscape.
Park District's old HQ lives on
Dec. 23, 2013
The Chicago Park District's former headquarters has been gone a decade—but not forgotten, thanks to images posted on the Library of Congress website.
Old buildings for new business
Dec. 19, 2013
Chicago is famous for its historic architecture. So how does that play into corporate development? If most big retailers build new, why do some choose urban hand-me-downs?
Unearthed 16mm film shows '40s and '50s Chicago in rare color
Dec. 17, 2013
Marion Kudlick was a Chicago attorney. Luckily for us, he was also an amateur 16mm film buff, who captured Chicago in the '40s, '50, and a bit of the '60s in color. Check out what he filmed.
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