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Marina City in its youth
Nov. 14, 2012
Happy Birthday, Marina City! The architectural
tour de force
turned 50 this week. We celebrate with some vintage '60s footage of the city-within-a-city.
Why does Richard Oglesby rate a statue?
Nov. 9, 2012
Lincoln Park is Chicago's outdoor version of Statuary Hall. Now, meet the man on the hill overlooking Diversey Harbor.
Hillary Clinton's Park Ridge home
Nov. 8, 2012
A visit to the onetime home of First Lady/U.S. Senator/Secretary of State/presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Prentice given landmark status, then has it stripped
Nov. 2, 2012
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks voted to grant preliminary landmark status to the former Prentice Hospital – then decided hours later to rescind the designation.
Prentice makes landmarks agenda, but...
Oct. 31, 2012
The former Prentice Women's Hospital could be granted preliminary landmark status — but the victory for preservationists could be very short-lived.
Mayor: Prentice should go
Oct. 30, 2012
Mayor Emanuel supports Northwestern University's plan to rebuild on the site of the old Prentice Women's Hospital, but opponents say Landmarks Commission should be heard first.
Demolition for century-old church
Oct. 29, 2012
A 137-year-old South Side church survived fire, urban renewal and societal change. But its date with the bulldozer may be inevitable.
How exactly does the city clean ‘the Bean?’
Oct. 23, 2012
A curious citizen noticed just how dirty Chicago’s most popular sculpture can get. We found that that’s what the artist wanted, despite the hefty cleaning costs.
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