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How the Great Fire changed Chicago architecture

The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 — terrible, costly, deadly — changed the city in myriad ways. And it had a big hand in making Chicago an architectural capital.

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Gazing upon the glory of an architectural gem, Bronzeville’s Corpus Christi Church, one last time before its final Sunday service

After services Sunday, the architecturally significant church will lock its bronze doors and close the grounds’ ornate wrought-iron gates for the last time.

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Save the Thompson Center

Demolition would rob Chicago of an architectural classic, with its soaring, spectacular, glass-topped atrium.

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James Jordan murder trial: Phone tripped pair, police say

Two suspects allegedly made calls after shooting Michael Jordan’s father.

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James Jordan’s murder: Looking back on the killing of Michael Jordan’s father

The 57-year-old was missing for 18 days before being discovered dead in a muddy creek.

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Chicago South Side architecture: an excerpt from Lee Bey’s new book ‘Southern Exposure’

Stony Island Church of Christ, Liberty Baptist Church, First Church of Deliverance and St. Gabriel Catholic Church are among the standouts, the former Sun-Times architecture critic writes.

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Golden arches new headquarters most ‘un-McDonald’s like’

The nine-story complex, occupying a full block from Randolph to Washington and Carpenter to Aberdeen, is most un-McDonald’s like.