Posts tagged "Rahm Emanuel"

The potential power of the Wilson Red Line Stop

The potential power of the Wilson Red Line Stop
If there was one factor that shaped Uptown’s rich history as Chicago’s hub for film, theater, jazz, and mob activity, it was the construction of the modern-day Wilson Red Line stop. The Wilson terminal was built in 1900 and for years was the northernmost stop from downtown. It spawned a cultural and economic boom that... Read more »

Sad day for Chicago's LGBTQ community: Catholic Charities takes over city's 311 emergency services

Sad day for Chicago's LGBTQ community: Catholic Charities takes over city's 311 emergency services
Few communities were more enthusiastic about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s much-anticipated ”Chicago’s Plan to End Homelessness 2.0″ than the LGBTQ community. Chicago is, after all, a safe haven for thousands of runaway LGBTQ youth from all over the Midwest. And yet, in the wake of yesterday’s unveiling of “Plan 2.0,” Mayor Emanuel will likely receive backlash from the community that stood to gain... Read more »

The curious case of Goldberg's cloverleaf building

The curious case of Goldberg's cloverleaf building
I love Bertrand Goldberg buildings in the same way I love sniffing gasoline or listening to Salem in the dark after a long night of drinking. For those moments when you want to indulge your dark side, Goldberg buildings are the perfect muse. His concrete and uniquly cylindrical buildings are so devoid of warmth that... Read more »
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