Johnson Publishing is in the midst of a 21st century makeover. The Chicago-based company is responsible for two of the most well-known African American publications in the U.S. – Ebony and Jet. But the company has seen some significant changes of late.
The news of Columbia College's purchase of the Ebony/Jet Building made national headlines last week. And it tickled the blogosphere in a way that seldom happens when a Chicago property is sold.Then again, the building isn't just any Chicago property. The 11-story tower at 820 S.