Illinois’ Most Endangered Buildings: 2018 Edition
Apr25

Illinois’ Most Endangered Buildings: 2018 Edition

Architecture and history advocacy group Landmarks Illinois is out with its annual list of the most endangered buildings and places in Illinois. The group has been putting out the lists for a while now and seems to be earning a bigger and bigger voice in the public discourse about what gets praised and what gets razed in the land of Lincoln. In honor of Illinois’ bicentennial, this year’s list includes several items that...

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Week Links: May 25, 2012
May25

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...

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