Passings: Sidney Epstein

2016 is barely a month old, and it’s been a very rough year already for high-profile deaths.  Now Chicago’s architecture industry has...

Slice of Life: Dancing on Ed Debevic’s Gravy

Still digging at the old Ed Debevic's site. Some of what they've found is just as tasty as the day it was served....

Museum of Science and Industry’s LEGO Exhibit Starting to Click

Last month we told you about Brick by Brick, the new Lego-based exhibit coming to the Museum of Science and Industry next month.  Now the nice...

Art Deco Hospital Becoming Senior Living Center

A few days ago we published an interview with Legat Architects where we talked about repurposing municipal buildings when they’ve outlived...

They Say The Neon Lights Are Bright, On Waaaaabash

It was a big night for Jack Newell and Seth Unger, the driving forces behind The Wabash Lights, a public art installation that made its beta-test...

Lucas Museum Groundbreaking Imperiled; Mayor Accused of “Cover Up”

The city of Chicago’s effort to throw out a lawsuit opposing the construction of the new Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on Chicago’s...

A Tower Crane Sprouts in River North

It’s been a weird winter in Chicago. Our most recent weather event, as the Northeast dug out of double-digit snowfall, was a thunderstorm. And...

Shoptalk: Jeanne Gang Gets a Residency in Rome

Chicago starchitect Jeanne Gang is among a select group of people honored by the American Academy in Rome with a residency in Rome.  She gets to...

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  • Chicago Makes an Appearance During Super Bowl L

  • They Say The Neon Lights Are Bright, On Waaaaabash

  • Charting Downtown Chicago’s Residential Potential and Predicting an Upcoming Supply/Demand Problem (Don’t Say “Bubble”)

  • Getting Ready For State Street’s Next Big Store

  • Chopping Up a Cedar In Chicago’s Gold Coast