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Cover Story, April 23, 2009

On June 4, Mayor Daley will be recognized by the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., as one of their “Visionaries in Sustainability” for his “long dedication to a sustainable urban environment.” Yet within a month, if his administration has its way, bulldozers could be moving in to demolish and discard at least 28 of […]

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The Rush to Raze

On June 4, Mayor Daley will be recognized by the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., as one of their “Visionaries in Sustainability” for his “long dedication to a sustainable urban environment.” Yet within a month, if his administration has its way, bulldozers could be moving in to demolish and discard at least 28 of […]

Posted inArts & Culture

Great Chicago Places

The annual Great Chicago Places and Spaces, a weekend-long celebration of local architecture and design, begins sedately enough with Friday’s 6 PM opening discussion about social housing and community building, with architect Carol Ross Barney, activists Rick Lowe and Raul Raymundo, and former journalist Curtis Lawrence (Chase Auditorium, 10 S. Dearborn). Seating is first-come, first-served […]