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  • REVIEW: 'The Monuments Men' ★★

    REVIEW: 'The Monuments Men' ★&#9733
    A genial disappointment about the preciousness of art amid the destructive horrors of war, "The Monuments Men" is scored to a military march by composer Alexandre Desplat. You hear what he was going for: jaunty heroics. The throwback sound of it...
  • Sign points to Emanuel, Trump faceoff

    Sign points to Emanuel, Trump faceoff
    The last letter in the huge "TRUMP" sign that Donald Trump is putting on his Chicago skyscraper has yet to be installed, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel is ready to pass judgment. Thumbs down. "The mayor thinks the sign is awful," Bill McCaffrey, a mayoral...
  • A proposal and an action plan in the `dibs' peace talks

     
    The solution...is as follows: 1. Get together with your neighbors and shovel/snowblow out as many spots as you can, or, if you're really ambitious, the entire block. 2. Put up the following sign next to each spot: THIS IS A......
  • AIA Chicago reveals 2014 design awards

     AIA Chicago reveals 2014 design awards
    Here are the 2014 winners of the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects Awards: DISTINGUISHED BUILDING Honor Award •Beverly Shores Residence, Beverly Shores, Ind. — Booth Hansen •Jinao Tower, Nanjing, China —...
  • Another horse statue honoring police found damaged on Michigan Avenue

    Another horse statue honoring police found damaged on Michigan Avenue
    Another horse statue honoring police was found broken into several pieces this morning on the city's Magnificent Mile. Shortly after 3:30 a.m., police responded to a report of a damaged statue at 744 N. Michigan Ave., according to the Chicago Police...
  • Naperville artist repairing damaged 'horse of honor'

    Naperville artist repairing damaged 'horse of honor'
    After being damaged twice in the past week, the Horses of Honor statue that stood in front of the Wrigley Building should be back on his hooves in no time, the artist who designed it said. Diana Leviton Gondek, the Naperville artist who decorated the...
  • Horse statues honoring police fall victim to their own popularity

    Horse statues honoring police fall victim to their own popularity
    A few of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation’s Horses of Honor fell victim to their popularity during a busy Chicago Marathon weekend, with two vandalized and several damaged after people climbed or leaned on them. The horses, decorated by...
  • Wrigley Building clearly a landmark

    We live in Daleyland. Or Wonderland. Sometimes, it seems as if it's the same place. Mayor Richard M. Daley's recent assertion that the city will not seek landmark status for the iconic Wrigley Building takes us straight through the looking glass and into...
  • Beloved building vulnerable because it is not a landmark

    "London has Big Ben, Paris has the Eiffel Tower, and Chicago has the Wrigley Building," the architectural historian Sally Chappell once wrote. That is an overstatement, perhaps--Sears Tower and the John Hancock Center are the city's real skyscraper...
  • Will Wrigley Building turn high-end condo?

    Chicago business icon Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., whose renowned namesake building is an architectural gem, is studying its long-term real estate needs, including a move from its historic headquarters building, the Chicago Tribune has learned. If the company...
  • Aspire to greatness

    You had to wonder when Donald Trump's Chicago skyscraper would descend into a circus. Last week, it showed signs of doing just that when city officials and Trump sources revealed that The Donald may stretch the spire atop his tower to potentially absurd...