The former Prentice Women's Hospital, the shuttered modernist medical facility designed by Marina City architect Bertrand Goldberg, was today named among this year's 11 most-endangered historic places in America by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.The Washington D.C.-based non-profit org
The award-winning Rivendell Theatre Ensemble has announced plans for its first-ever permanent location after 17 years as an itinerant company. The troupe will move into a double storefront at 5779 N. Ridge Avenue (at Glenwood) in the Edgewater neighborhood.
City bulldozers won't roll on Bronzeville's derelict Forum hall until at least next month in hopes of allowing an interested developer time to purchase the historic, 112-year-old structure from its current owner, according to the community's alderman.Ald.
The Forum--the storied, century-old Bronzeville hall where labor history, civil rights, jazz and even U.S. Communism intersected--is set to be demolished soon by the city, according to an alderman.On her ward's website, Ald.
Each Thursday on Global Activism, we hear about an individual who’s decided to work to make the world a better place.Katherine Darnstadt is the co-founder of the Chicago chapter of Architecture for Humanity.
Standard Bank & Trust caused a bit of discomfort a year ago in some preservation circles when it demolished its Space Age modern building at 95th and Western in favor of a new structure.In fact, this blog's first post was about the bank's demolition and featured the above photo. The post g