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
In a surprising development today, the city's Commission on Chicago Landmarks will consider granting preliminary landmark status to Prentice Womens Hospital, the Bertrand Goldberg-designed structure under threat of being demolished by Northwestern University.Until now, the city remained publicly sil
The New Life Temple Church of God in Christ still stands today on the corner of 15th and Drake, three days after an accidental extra-alarm fire caused by an overloaded electrical cord endangered the 87-year-old edifice.Here's hoping the congregation and City of Refuge Outreach Ministries (the two en