Week Links: May 25, 2012

  • The Glessner House Museum (1800 South Prairie Avenue) is having a book signing for Olivia Newport’s The Prusuit of Lucy Banning.  “Set on the corner of Prairie Avenue and 18th Street, The Pursuit of Lucy Banning gives readers an inside look at the rich and powerful on the eve of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chcago. Olivia Newport transports readers to a time of opulence in the first installment in the Avenue of Dreams series.” The event is June 5th, contact the museum for more information: 312/326-1480.
  • Crain’s Chicago Business has the latest on what’s going on at the Roosevelt Collection’s mostly-empty retail space.
  • Des Plaines is getting a nine-story hotel, according to TribLocal.

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