September 11th had potential to change many of the familiar elements in our landscape: Take the physical structures that form Chicago. Architecture, a critical part of the city's DNA, from the famous skyline all the way down to the massive Deep Tunnel.
I took a photostroll recently through a section of South Shore.The neighborhood has a wealth of fine residential and pre-war commercial architecture that goes largely unsung--at least by many of those who aren't from the area.
(photo by Lee Bey) I was driving through Jackson Park a few days ago and spotted--as I have for years--the 30 foot tall goddess of gold watching over the park as she has done since 1918. Even though she's had a little work done here and there, the old gal looks pretty good for
In honor of Valentine's Day: Who remembers "Cupid?" I can't be the only one. But then again, given the made-in-Chicago 1998 comedy starring Jeremy Piven lasted barely a season on ABC, I just might be. The show is worth examining, though.