It’s been almost eight years since Chicago Mayor Richard Daley took matters into his own hands and closed down the lakefront airport Miegs Field. But the 91-acre space known as Northerly Island has remained active, with an open-air concert venue and prairie.
The city of Chicago plans to tear down a historic building at the old Michael Reese Hospital -- despite promises to save it.The main hospital building is more than 100 years old. Landmarks Illinois says the building’s one of the few examples of a prairie-style high-rise.
Nestled among its unique collection of plants and wildlife, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Northwest Indiana also features some very uniquehomes. Like the nature they're surrounded by, these unique houses have been preserved for the public to see, but their pre
(photo by Lee Bey)There was potential good news last week for Hyde Park's former Shoreland Hotel. The one-time luxury hotel-turned-University of Chicago dorms might have a new incarnation as upscale rental apartments.
(photo by Lee Bey)Put your hands together for one of the city's most striking pieces of architecture: First Church of Deliverance, an Art Moderne beauty at 4315 S. Wabash.The church was built in 1939 and designed by Walter T.