| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:18 AM
| Feb 1, 2012
McCormick Place has three main lots. A, B & C. Lots A & C are $19 and Lot B is $14. All lots are $10 after 6 p.m. Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. Overnight parking is not available, and there are no in-and-out privileges.
Parking Lot &...
| Feb 5, 2012
The scope of the disaster was hard to fathom. Tribune reporters and photographers who raced to the scene that bitterly cold January night in 1967 sent word that McCormick Place was ablaze, engulfed in flames, raging — destroyed. Back at Tribune...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:33 PM
I love cars because they are interactive works of art, frivolous necessities and just plain fun.
With that in mind, the auto show takes my breath away. 1,000 technologically advanced rolling sculptures all under one roof -- and you get to ride in some...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:39 PM
You don’t need to be a car buff to enjoy the Chicago Auto Show taking place Friday through Feb. 19 at McCormick Place. The 104th edition of the show will once again feature several Chicago athletes appearing on behalf of various manufacturers....
| Feb 10, 2012
It has been a dismal few years for concept cars, those several-million-dollar and one-of-a-kind vehicles that always bring excitement to the auto show circuit. Few and far between, they have been closer to production than to flight-of-fancy designs...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 7:32 PM
There was plenty of chatter over the new electric and hybrid offerings at Friday's opening of the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place. But off in the wings, the throaty roars of unapologetically powerful V-8 engines more than drowned out the buzz....
| Feb 17, 2012
Jenna Strauss plies her trade as a promotional model for Cadillac, wearing her 4-inch heels while working at this year's Chicago Auto Show.
But the London, Ontario, native says her job is more than just silently standing beside a car in a tight black...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The Chicago Auto Show opened a 10-day public run with its 21st First Look for Charity at McCormick Place on Feb. 9.
This tuxedo-mandatory gala, attended by 8,000, raised more than $2 million for 18 local nonprofits that included the 100 Club of Chicago,...
| Nov 14, 2011
A quick spin around the block won't cut it anymore.
Today's vehicles pack so much technology that savvy car buyers need to take a modern approach to the old-fashioned test drive. It's no longer enough to kick the tires and turn on the air conditioning....
| May 22, 2012
| 4:50 PM
With its new 2013 ILX sedan, Acura creates a new point of entry for the brand. The ILX is slightly smaller than the TSX sedan, which costs $30,905 (including a destination charge of $895). The ILX starts at $26,795; as of this writing, complete pricing...