Thompson Center Tops 2017 Endangered Places List
Apr06

Thompson Center Tops 2017 Endangered Places List

Landmarks Illinois is out with its annual list of the most endangered places in the Land of Lincoln.  At the top of the list is a state office building that Chicagoans love to hate: The Thompson Center (100 West Randolph Street). The Thompson Center’s beauty is most certainly in the eye of the beholder.  Some find it a fine example of post-modern deconstructionism.  Others think it’s a garish display of outdated...

Read More

Start Your Road Trip Here

If you’re thinking about taking a summer road trip, consider Route 66.  Made famous by a TV show you’ve never seen, the “Mother Road” has attained legendary status through pop culture references in music, movies, and television. A luck would have it, Route 66 starts in downtown Chicago.  There’s even a sign for it near the intersection of East Adams Street and South Michigan Avenue.  If you have enough...

Read More