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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 15 days 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: "Art on theMart Announces Spring 2020 Program"

Art on theMart Announces Spring 2020 Program

Posted 31 days ago in Trending, Arts and Culture, Things to Do, Landmarks

4 MIN READ - Art on theMART, the largest permanent art projection in the world, returns April 1 to illuminate the river-façade of the historic landmark theMART (formerly Merchandise Mart)....

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance announces first Elevate State community workshop"

Chicago Loop Alliance announces first Elevate State community workshop

Posted 31 days ago in Trending, Landmarks

3 MIN READ - Chicago Loop Alliance announced first workshop for Elevate State, as well as a complete timeline for the yearlong project, including two more community workshops and three...

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Read more of the article: "The Private Stories of Historic Homes"

The Private Stories of Historic Homes

Posted 35 days ago in Trending, Guest Blog, Landmarks

1 MIN READ - Each year, architecture and design enthusiasts flock to historic Oak Park for the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust’s annual Wright Plus Architectural Housewalk.

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Read more of the article: "SAIC Announces New Home for Its Iconic Galleries in Chicago's Loop"

SAIC Announces New Home for Its Iconic Galleries in Chicago's Loop

Posted 35 days ago in Landmarks, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced that the School will bring together students, faculty, staff, and...

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Read more of the article: "2020 Free Museum Days"

2020 Free Museum Days

Posted 4 months ago in Trending, Family-Friendly, Fun for Free, Landmarks

1 MIN READ - Chicago is home to a wide array of world-class museums, featuring everything from art to science, from animals to history.

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

Open House Chicago 2019 Announces Sites

Posted 7 months 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 7 months 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: "Why Design Downtown for Women? Author Sheila D. Grant Explains"

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

Posted 15 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 16 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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