Archive for September 2011

A Nice Blend of Old and New: The Newberry Library, Bughouse Square, and the Park Newberry at 55 W. Delaware!

As the political scene starts to ramp up as we approach 2012 we are seeing the full deployment of all the latest and greatest social networking tools and social media by the candidates. But Chicago has a special place where people with a cause or a political position could go and stand up and be... Read more »

Bertrand Goldberg, Chicago's Rental Hotels, and the Joffrey Couture and Cocktails Event!

Marina City, River City, and the Prentice Women’s Hospital are notable buildings around Chicago that were designed by the great architect Bertrand Goldberg.  A special exhibition devoted exclusively to Goldberg and his works opened on Saturday September 17th at the Art Institute of Chicago and will run until January 15, 2012. Goldberg belongs in the company of the... Read more »

The Residences on Lake Shore Park - The Pride of Pearson Street!

Before I write about some beautiful buildings along Pearson Street I wanted to share about a great charity that is working hard on behalf of hospitalized children and their families.  The Ronald McDonald House charity of Northern Illinois has made great progress towards building the largest Ronald McDonald House in the world!  It is at... Read more »
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