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  • Chinese tycoon plans stake in 3rd-tallest Chicago skyscraper

    Chinese tycoon plans stake in 3rd-tallest Chicago skyscraper
    Chicago woke up Wednesday to the prospect of an 89-story skyscraper, which would be the city's third-tallest high-rise and which its Chinese developer wants to start building later this year. But it is easier to announce a supertall tower than build...
  • Langham hopes to build second hotel in Chicago

    Langham hopes to build second hotel in Chicago
    The Hong Kong-based parent company of the luxury Langham hotel in Chicago is looking to build a second hotel here after losing a bid to buy Oprah's studios in the West Loop and construct one there, Langham Hospitality Group CEO Bob Warman said in an...
  • China mogul and Hollywood investor reaches for the sky in Chicago

    China mogul and Hollywood investor reaches for the sky in Chicago
    China's richest man is expanding his empire in America. Wang Jianlin, whose Beijing-based Dalian Wanda Group acquired AMC Theatres for $2.6 billion in 2012, now plans to build Chicago's third-tallest skyscraper, according to a report in the Chicago...
  • Slaying in Indonesia: Neighbors say mom, daughter had troubled relationship

    Slaying in Indonesia: Neighbors say mom, daughter had troubled relationship
    By all accounts, Heather Mack's relationship with her mother was volatile, with police often called to their former home in Oak Park. Now, after Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found on Tuesday stuffed inside a suitcase at a luxury resort in Bali,...
  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
  • Psychiatric tests for daughter of Chicago woman killed in Bali

    Indonesian police on Thursday ran psychiatric tests on the teenage daughter of a Chicago woman who was found dead inside a suitcase on the resort island of Bali. Police arrested the daughter, Heather Mack, 18, and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, 21, on...
  • Couple to stand trial in death of Chicago woman in Bali: lawyer

    Indonesian police on Friday formally designated a Chicago-area couple prisoners in connection with the death of Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found in a bloodied suitcase on the resort island of Bali. No charges have been pressed over the murder...
  • Teen accused in mom's Bali killing may be pregnant

    Teen accused in mom's Bali killing may be pregnant
    After days of investigation into the slaying of a Chicago woman on the island of Bali, authorities in Indonesia announced Friday that they would take the woman's 18-year-old daughter and her boyfriend to trial, saying they believed the pair killed her and...
  • Outside Opinion: SRO solutions call for practical action

    Outside Opinion: SRO solutions call for practical action
    The Chicago City Council last month put a temporary moratorium on tearing down single-room-occupancy hotels or converting them to other uses. Some aldermen plan to propose a law that would preserve the supply of very-low-rent housing. Here is one of two...
  • Chicago Motor Club Building to become hotel

    Chicago Motor Club Building to become hotel
    It was once Chicago's "temple of transport," a mini-art deco skyscraper that offered a panoply of visual delights, from stylized flowers carved into its limestone facade to a soaring lobby graced with a spectacular mural of highways spanning the U.S....
  • Chicago's sliced high-rises make a bold statement

    Chicago's sliced high-rises make a bold statement
    A few years ago, reflecting the fizzy optimism that preceded the Great Recession, Chicago's skyline was lit up by "balcony wars." It had architects turning the prosaic balconies that typically mar the face of residential high-rises into all manner of eye-...