| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The home of Glenview’s first village president and Daniel Burnham’s nephew might have a dim future after Jan. 1 — unless a buyer comes along. …...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:32 PM
It would not be fitting to rename the Chicago Cultural Center for Maggie Daley. Though that seems to be the sentimental choice around town, the late, widely admired wife of former Mayor Richard M. Daley is, at best, third on......
| May 15, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Glenview officials on Saturday will dedicate a plaque to commemorate the village’s first home to be designated a local historic landmark. Laurie Weber, who owns …...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Frances Coleman Powell traveled widely during her long life, bringing back fond memories of places that remain well off the beaten path. “When we talked …...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Hotel Burnham possesses an Old World style and grace that could put any modern-day skyscraper to shame. Designed by Daniel Burnham's firm and completed in 1895, the former Reliance Building is considered a predecessor to the skyscrapers of today with...
| Jan 8, 2012
As Chicago waits for the latest renovation plans for Navy Pier, it is safe to say that whatever is unveiled, it won't be any wackier than what the pier already has seen in its 95 years.
Navy Pier has been an entertainment venue, a university, a naval...
| Oct 18, 2012
Barack Obama was more assertive and combative in the second presidential debate Tuesday, but the inspiring orator of 2008 still had trouble painting a vivid picture of what his second term will look like. He wants to strengthen manufacturing and promote...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Give the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events this much: It listened to what Chicagoans said they wanted in a Cultural Plan and wrote it down.
And then wrote some more.
Released Monday, the Cultural Plan's 48 pages...
| May 28, 2012
Holly Agra tilts her head upward, letting sunlight settle on her face.
She stills her fingers from fiddling with her iPhone. She gazes at the bridges and the current of the river, relishing the vista from the deck of Chicago's Leading Lady, the biggest...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Navy Pier is in store for a makeover, and the changes could be dramatic.
On Tuesday, five teams of celebrated designers from Chicago and around the world will begin to unveil competing plans for remaking the public spaces of Illinois' most popular...