Obama Makes it Official — Presidential Library Coming to Chicago
May12

Obama Makes it Official — Presidential Library Coming to Chicago

  A fortnight after the Chicago Sun-Times and pretty much every other media outlet in the city broke the news that the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum will be built in Chicago, the Barack Obama Foundation made it official. It happened with an e-mail sent out at 6:00am this morning, penned by former White House advisor David Axelrod.  In it he briefly describes the rationale: Chicago is one of the greatest cities in...

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Chicago Bridge Tours Return for a Second Season
May12

Chicago Bridge Tours Return for a Second Season

Good news if you missed the limited number of boat tours about Chicago’s moving bridges last year — they’re back for this year! The Chicago Architecture Blog’s bridge expert, Patrick McBriarty, will once again host the tours on the Wendella fleet. There will be six tour dates this year, so check the press release below for the details. And speaking of Mr. McBriarty, congratulations are in order because his childrens’ book Drawbridges...

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