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Read more of the article: "Open House Chicago 2019 Announces Sites"

Open House Chicago 2019 Announces Sites

Posted 36 days ago in Landmarks, Family Friendly, Trending, Loop List

10 MIN READ – Chicago Architecture Center announced the complete lineup of locations participating in Open House Chicago 2019. Now in its ninth year, the largest architecture festival in the...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Architecture Biennial 2019: What to Expect"

Chicago Architecture Biennial 2019: What to Expect

Posted 36 days ago in Arts and Culture, Landmarks, Trending

2 MIN READ – As a proud partner of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Chicago Loop Alliance will explore the focus areas of the exhibition as they relate to the Chicago Loop and...

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Read more of the article: "Ida B. Wells Drive: A Prominent Street Honoring a Bold Civil Rights Leader"

Ida B. Wells Drive: A Prominent Street Honoring a Bold Civil Rights Leader

Posted 8 months ago in Landmarks

In the summer of 2018, Chicago City Council passed an ordinance to rename Congress Parkway after Ida B. Wells Drive to honor the civil rights leader’s remarkable legacy of social...

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Read more of the article: "Why Design Downtown for Women? Author Sheila D. Grant Explains"

Why Design Downtown for Women? Author Sheila D. Grant Explains

Posted 9 months ago in Landmarks

Did you know that women make more than 80 percent of retail and residential decisions? They are increasingly well-educated and wealthy. But does the design of downtowns meet their needs?...

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Read more of the article: "10 Dazzling Photos on The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago"

10 Dazzling Photos on The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago

Posted 10 months ago in Landmarks

Imagine looking down on Chicago’s soaring skyscrapers and iconic attractions, while standing on The Ledge, a glass balcony 1,353 feet in the air, extending 4.3 feet outside the 103rd level...

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Read more of the article: "History of State Street: How It Remained a Great Street"

History of State Street: How It Remained a Great Street

Posted 11 months ago in Landmarks, Then and Now

5 MIN READ - State Street is Chicago’s iconic retail corridor, with such anchors as Macy’s (formerly Marshall Fields), Block 37, the Sullivan Center Target, and more. The Red Line...

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Read more of the article: "12 Fun Facts about Millennium Park"

12 Fun Facts about Millennium Park

Posted 3 years ago in Then and Now, Landmarks

What once began as a railroad and parking lot is now one of the most iconic places in the city of Chicago: Millennium Park. It has been 12 years since Millennium...

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