| Sep 9, 2009
Oprah Winfrey got Chicago to do quite a dance.
As the Black Eyed Peas launched into their summer smash single "I Gotta Feeling" from the stage looking north on Michigan Avenue from just north of the bridge, the thousands of audience members crowding...
| Jul 9, 2009
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...
| Dec 19, 2007
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Tribune Tower is the product of the most famous architecture competition of the 20th Century. On this date, the 75th anniversary of the Tribune, co-publishers Robert R. McCormick and Joseph Patterson announced a design contest for the newspaper's new...
| Sep 30, 2009
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....
| Mar 27, 2005
The tower will soar above the skyline, but right now there is only an open space by the Chicago River, a home to construction equipment and a matter of fascination to neighbors.
Construction of the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago will offer a...
| Jul 8, 2005
The British Consulate in Chicago had received a couple of hundred phone calls of condolences by Thursday afternoon, acting Consul General Jonathan Darby said.
"It's a very emotional response we're receiving," Darby said at a news conference outside the...
| Jul 10, 2005
Glass is in. Concrete and brick are out.
Modern is in. Traditional is out.
Those are the guiding lights of Chicago's leading architects who are competing — informally — to design unique skyscrapers for a glitzy new neighborhood.
Their entries in what...