IIT Main Building to Become Apartments
Jan31

IIT Main Building to Become Apartments

A year after we first told you about plans from a Cleveland developer to turn the Main Building at Illinois Institute of Technology into housing, the official announcement has been made. “We are thrilled that Main Building will be renovated in a way that contributes to our community as well as the vibrancy of our campus life,” said Illinois Tech President Alan W. Cramb. “This project will honor the architectural legacy of Main...

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The Lucas Losers: 56 Chicago Places That Didn’t Make the Museum Grade
Jun26

The Lucas Losers: 56 Chicago Places That Didn’t Make the Museum Grade

Chicagoland’s science fiction enthusiasts are still walking a little taler in their Hush Puppies today, two days after it was announced that the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be built right in their front yards.  Contrary to the baseless internet rumor we’re trying to spread, the decision wasn’t made because summer in Chicago looks like Alderaan, and winter in Chicago looks like Hoth (-pause for laughter-).  The...

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