We take most of our old buildings for granted. Today the Auditorium is known as the home of Roosevelt University. But when it was dedicated on this date in 1889, the Auditorium was the largest building in the country.
Here's a look at Roosevelt University's new tower, although if you've been on the southern edge of the Loop at all this year, the building is hard to miss.The 32-story building will be completed early next year but there is already much to like, such as the bluish patterned glass and the way the bui
For most of us Thanksgiving means turkey for dinner. But many use the holiday to ponder deeper relationships to the big, meaty bird. These days some folks go the extra mile to make feasting on the bird more meaningful.
The reality of life inside prison is one that most won’t know but photographer Lloyd DeGrane set out to capture this reality. His collection of photos—Prison: Photographs by Lloyd DeGrane—currently on display at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery.
An ordinance introduced by Ald. Danny Solis at Wednesday’s City Council meeting proposed the decriminalization of small amounts marijuana. Under the proposal, people caught with 10 grams or less of the green stuff would not be arrested but would get a ticket for $200.
Looking ahead: On Monday, the 14th Chicago Improv Festival begins. Nina Metz at the Tribune has the highlights (which include some bodypainting experiments) but the full schedule is also worth perusing so you don't miss a thing.