Archive for October 2014

Transportation changes are coming to the Museum Campus and I'd like to know exactly why

Transportation changes are coming to the Museum Campus and I'd like to know exactly why
All these meetings asking for neighborhood input about how to make transportation (and other) changes at the Museum Campus–to make it more user-friendly and accessible and desirable–are driving me crazy. How about leaving everything the way it is.  What’s the matter with that? The Museum Campus  is already user-friendly, accessible and desirable. The entire history–and... Read more »

The Chicago Fire: A story that happened at Roosevelt and State

The Chicago Fire:  A story that happened at Roosevelt and State
So all the talk about the 143rd anniversary of the Chicago Fire seems to be about the fiasco over the weekend when a glorification of same–that was supposed to burn some wooden houses down in the middle of the Chicago River downtown–didn’t exactly happen the way it was supposed to.  Luckily, the nature of the... Read more »