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  • Pictures and thank yous from the Tribune authors book signing Tuesday

    Pictures and thank yous from the Tribune authors book signing Tuesday
    We had a great time Tuesday night visiting with readers and celebrating our Chicago Tribune colleagues with books on the shelves. About 60 folks came to talk with us, eat cheese and crackers, and shoot the breeze with Tribune authors Mark Jacob, Jeff...
  • Flawed Ritz-Carlton Residences is Mag Mile's first high-rise in more than a decade

    Flawed Ritz-Carlton Residences is Mag Mile's first high-rise in more than a decade
    Battered by the recession and the downturn in the housing market, Chicago architect Lucien Lagrange liquidated his namesake firm in 2010. Yet Lagrange and his tradition-tinged buildings are still with us. The latest, the 40-story Ritz-Carlton Residences...
  • Forgotten Chicago keeps city's bygone parts alive

    Forgotten Chicago keeps city's bygone parts alive
    A building is not, of course, a living thing, and so, unless it's the one you work in, live in or visit with some regularity, you probably take most of the city's thousands of other buildings for granted. There are, of course, the stars, those...
  • Happy hour ahoy!

    Happy hour ahoy!
    Chicago's various cruise lines ply the waters of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River pretty much year round (until the river freezes over, at least) during the day, evening and even midnight. But when the long nights of summer arrive, an additional option...
  • 75 years, 2 dynasties, 1 river

    75 years, 2 dynasties, 1 river
    The Wendella glides beneath the Michigan Avenue Bridge, headed toward the lake. From where I stand on the top deck, we seem to be moving without a peep. The curve of the bridge's shadow passes across the boat, which is studded with people from elsewhere,...
  • What statement did the 'American Gothic' knockoff make about public art?

    What statement did the 'American Gothic' knockoff  make about public art?
    It's not a shocker, really, that the figures lifted from one of American art's most famous images and made enormous and three-dimensional have proved so popular. There is something both surprising and pleasing about encountering God Bless America, J....
  • 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......
  • 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...