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Michigan Avenue

Michigan Avenue
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  • The Lakefront

    The Lakefront
    For the fourth time, Montgomery Ward was entangled in a lawsuit over the destiny of the lakefront. For the fourth--and, as it turned out, the last--time, the Illinois Supreme Court upheld Ward's position. Grant Park must remain clear of buildings, the...
  • The Michigan Avenue Bridge

    The Michigan Avenue Bridge
    Just before the Michigan Avenue bridge was dedicated on this date, a bridgetender began to open a portion of the span for a passing boat, unaware that four cars were parked on the bridge. Police officers fired their pistols to get the worker's...
  • Tribune Tower competition

    Tribune Tower competition
    Tribune Tower is the product of the most famous architecture competition of the 20th Century. On this date, the 75th anniversary of the Tribune, co-publishers Robert R. McCormick and Joseph Patterson announced a design contest for the newspaper's new...
  • The Harold Washington Library

    The Harold Washington Library
    After being a vagabond in its own city for more than a decade, the Chicago Public Library on this date settled into a permanent home, a 10-story, classically styled building that cost $144 million and was billed, in true Chicago fashion, as the largest...
  • Thrills and great storytelling in Lookinglass Theatre's 'Hephaestus'

    If the aims of the Lookingglass Theatre were purely fiscal or populist, there would no reason to ever close "Hephaestus: A Greek Mythology Circus Tale." Just steps from Magnificent Mile shopping, Chicago now has a live, 75-minute, all-human circus...
  • Phil Vettel's restaurant reviews

    Aigre Doux 230 W. Kinzie St.; 312-329-9400. Reviewed on April 5 Though the name means "sweet and sour," there's scarcely a distasteful note to be found in this remarkable restaurant, run by husband-wife team Mohammad Islam (chef) and Malika Ameen...
  • NoMI is oh-my dining

    With its main courses ranging from $36 to $50, NoMI is an expensive restaurant. Not Vegas expensive or New York expensive or even Grand Chef's Tasting with Matching Wines expensive, but a pricey night out regardless. But NoMI, the showpiece dining room...
  • Claire Ashley's paintings misbehave

    Claire Ashley's paintings misbehave
    It isn't often a painting makes you want to bounce against it. Or crawl under it, swing it over your shoulder, parade around with it, hug and squeeze it tight, or lay your head to rest on it. This isn't akin to wanting to enter the seamy, tinted world...
  • Report: Marilyn Monroe statue is moving on to California

    Report: Marilyn Monroe statue is moving on to California
    If nothing else, Marilyn had legs. The crowds began posing beneath the 26-foot-tall Marilyn Monroe's billowing skirt from the moment that Seward Johnson's Forever Marilyn sculpture arrived in Pioneer Court in July, and they were doing so with just as...
  • Where to stay on your Chicago family vacation

    Where to stay on your Chicago family vacation
    Generally, the better located a hotel in Chicago, the more expensive it is, with hotels along North Michigan Avenue's leading the luxury pack. But there are a growing number of budget chain hotels off that avenue, and others close to Museum Campus (that...
  • WGN-AM RADIO 720, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS EMPLOYMENT

    Statement of EEO Policy WGN-AM Radio 720, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies, and we seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants. Organizations that wish to receive...
  • Canon's Wrigley Field Marquee Photo Contest

    Canon's Wrigley Field Marquee Photo Contest
    Submit a photo See the photos Visit CANON U.S.A. Canon's Wrigley Field Marquee Photo Contest Rules To Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter, go to the Wrigley Field marquee photo gallery at wgnradio.com to upload a photo of your friends or family...