Yaw Agyeman is a fantastic singer. He possesses a dense, silky voice that has gotten notice around town--and is bound to get more (we'll hear him sing a bit later).Yaw, who performs under his first name only, is a poet and an MC.
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks rescinded preliminary landmark status for the old Prentice Women's Hospital Thursday afternoon. The vote frees Northwestern University to tear down the Bertrand Goldberg building for a planned research center.
We can barely keep up with your questions about public works, but WBEZ’s history blogger joins Curious City’s most enthusiastic commenter to wipe the slate clean. On deck: Anyone live in that bridgehouse (other than trolls)? There was a street named after a hot dog stand?
Here's another gem from our friends at the Chicago Film Archives: The City to See in '63, a 12-minute, 16mm color film touting the places, spaces and other virtues of Chicago.There is some good stuff here.