Tag: Chicago Lakefront Protection Ordinance

Mr. Obama, keep your monstrous menhir out of Jackson Park

Mr. President, you’re supposedly not just a progressive, but a Chicago progressive, where protection of the city’s crown jewel–the lakefront and its parks–is a progressive axiom. Yet, here you are, pushing ahead in the face of community objections to jam your ugly presidential menhir into the city’s beloved Jackson Park and deface a pearl in Daniel Burnham’s magnificent plan... Read more »

Here's where in Chicago to stick the monstrous George Lucas museum

No, not “where the sun don’t shine.” But close. That big hole where the monstrous Spire was going to go. Just west of Lake Shore Dr. at the Chicago River. There’s been a big hole there for years, but dreams for building a mega-high, twisted skyscraper have fallen through because of funding problems. As in,... Read more »
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