Weaving through the graves at Graceland Cemetery on Tuesday, Albert Walavich led a tour of the grounds, where tombstones date back to the early 1800s.
Developers unveiled One Chicago Square, a proposed $740 million project that would take up most of the block across from Holy Name Cathedral.
The opening comes less than three weeks since the inauguration of a museum dedicated to the fashion pioneer in his home city of Paris.
Chicago-area art museums, galleries are primed for an exciting season.
Each of the towers is a self-contained ecosystem with heating & ventilating connectors, electrical connections, acoustical panels & sprinkler system.
Finalists are being asked about “past philanthropic spending,” including “contributions to educational, environmental and civil rights causes.”
It is the latest addition to the more than 40 murals in the South Loop neighborhood, and kicks off this year’s public art exhibition, Street Level.
The exhibit is an expansion of “Color(ed) Theory.” For that project, started in 2014, Amanda Williams painted eight abandoned houses.
John Macsai, who designed Lincolnwood’s famed Purple Hotel as well as graceful Lake Shore Drive high-rises, has died at 91 at his Evanston home.
The work had no title, and Chicagoans debated what it might be. A woman’s head? An Afghan hound? A seahorse? A baboon?
The TV special also includes a visit to Ernest Hemingway’s longtime home outside of the Cuban capital.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel called the new space at the nation’s oldest African-American museum a “unique location to celebrate special occasions.”