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.
Each Friday on our Weekend Passport segment, Jerome and global citizen Nari Safavi, one of the founders of Pasfarda Arts and Cultural Exchange, help you find a way to experience another country without having to buy a plane ticket.This weekend, renowned Spanish director Ventura Pons is in town for t
The South Side's historic Unity Hall has been used as a church for decades and is listed for sale, but can't draw a congregation who can fix it up. Until it can, the building waits empty, its facade hides behind a mask of protective scaffolding.
Skyscraper!We're so used to hearing the word, we don't really think about it. Today we have airplanes. We've flown to the moon. Scraping the sky doesn't seem like such a big deal.But go back to this date in 1884.