Returning the Power to LaSalle Street

If you’ve been around Chicago for a while, you might remember that Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan once had a restaurant.  You might have even wondered, “What ever happened to that?”  Well, it’s gone.  Long gone.  Replaced by Lalo’s, a Mexican restaurant. Now Lalo’s is gone.  Being replaced by something called LaSalle Power Co.  The logo’s tagline reads, “Rock Bar • Stage • Retro...

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The Mysterious Ladies LaSalle

If you don’t spend a lot of time on LaSalle Street, you might not realize that the fair boulevard is graced by a pair of fair maidens. The baroque beauties represent the concepts of industry and agriculture. They once stood over the front entrance of the old Chicago Board of Trade Building. But when the building was demolished in 1929, they mysteriously vanished. The statues turned up almost 50 years later secluded in a forest...

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