A day before sitting behind the drumkit for two of Bruce Springsteen's sold-out concerts at Wrigley Field last weekend, E Street Band drummer and Frank Lloyd Wright devotee Max Weinberg entertained a small audience at Oak Park's Unity Temple.
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.
The city will ask the Commission on Chicago Landmarks to grant preliminary landmark status to the three-story, Tudor styled Augustus Warner House, according to a draft agenda of the commission's meeting.
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.