Three of Soy Cuba's stories are set in Havana and use spectacular modern architecture as a backdrop. It's architecture few people in this country have seen, despite Cuba being as close to American shores as Milwaukee is to Chicago.
Proposed in 2001, the twin cable-stayed pedestrian bridges would have crossed Lake Shore Drive at Buckingham Fountain, allowing people and cyclists to connect to the lake at one of the most critical points.
The suburban Chicago city of Park Ridge has been officially recognized for its active role in preserving its history.The city is the 75th local government in Illinois certified for historic preservation efforts.
The 113-year-old structure, which once played a role in labor history, civil rights, jazz and even the advancement of U.S. Communism, came close to being demolished by the city last year. Now a new owner is trying to figure out what to do with the building.
A sales trailer for the massive Lakeshore East development -- that sat for years where Upper Wacker Drive dead ends -- is gone now, giving the public a nicely elevated overlook where sky, water and architecture meet.