Architecture Party at the Water Tower!  No, Really.
Aug26

Architecture Party at the Water Tower! No, Really.

If you’ve looked at the “Hang in there, kitty!” calendar tacked to your cubicle partition you may have noticed that posted in proximity to the perilously pendulous puss is a fat red circle around Saturday, September 14th. As a good student of Chicago architecture, we don’t have to tell you what that day means.  But in case you spent the majority of freshman history class doodling cranes and girders protruding...

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20 Years Later, Burger Backers Get Their Revenge in West Town
Jun02

20 Years Later, Burger Backers Get Their Revenge in West Town

Remember in 1996 when Oprah Winfrey told the world that concerns about disease, “stopped me cold from eating another hamburger?”  Beef prices plunged to a ten-year low, and cattle ranchers sued.  Oprah won the lawsuit on free speech grounds, but 20 years later, who’s having the last laugh?  Perhaps it’s the cattlemen, after all. That’s because the very building from which the queen of daytime gab put beef...

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