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Editorial/Op-Ed

SUN-TIMES EDITORIAL: Take the Tiger Woods South Side Golf Course Off the Table (Chicago 7 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021)

"It’s time to give up on the moribund plan for a professional-caliber South Side golf course, stuff it into the golf bag along with...

SUN-TIMES EDITORIAL: Give an A+ for effort to grant landmark status for Bowen High School

"When Carl Schurz High School was granted city landmark status in 1979, the report making the case for the designation listed other architecturally significant...

SUN-TIMES EDITORIAL: Downtown’s Endangered Century and Consumers Buildings Deserve Landmark Status (Chicago 7 2011, 2013 & 2022)

"The Century and Consumers buildings, two vacant downtown skyscrapers that are shamefully rotting away and now targeted for demolition by the federal government, might...

SUN-TIMES EDITORIAL: Are the Endangered Century and Consumer Buildings Headed Toward Landmark Status? Let’s Hope So. (Chicago 7 2011, 2013 & 2022)

"The Century and Consumers buildings, two vacant downtown skyscrapers that are shamefully rotting away and now targeted for demolition by the federal government, might...

THREATENED: Chicago Sun-Times Op-Ed: Modernist building’s slated demolition exposes weaknesses in Chicago’s landmark laws

"The building’s official address on Fullerton Parkway is a parking lot, so odds are you’ve never really noticed the beautiful structure on Cleveland Avenue,...

THREATENED: “I want to save a historic Chicago home. I’m up against developers who would rather raze it.”

"When I pulled the creaky front door shut, the bungalow’s weathered door knob popped off in my hand. I ran my fingers over its...

Chicago Patch: It’s ‘Insane’ Chicago Isn’t The Sweet Home Of A Blues Museum

Roger Stolle, a blues-loving promoter, tourism director and owner of Cat Head Delta Blues and Folk Art shop in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Photo: Credit: Mark...

SUN-TIMES EDITORIAL: An Early Movie Palace in North Lawndale Deserves Landmark Status (Chicago 7 2012)

"The Chicago Theatre turned 100 years old last week, which is a milestone worth celebrating, given the venue narrowly dodged demolition to become a...

PARTIAL WIN: Architectural Drawings Demonstrate Strength of Alternate OPC Site

"In a last-minute bid to derail a project that finally appears to have a lot of momentum, opponents of the proposed Obama Presidential Center...

PARTIAL WIN: Chicago Architecture Club’s Thompson Center Competition Generates Creative Adaptive Reuse Ideas (Chicago 7 2016, 2018, 2019 & 2020)

“Governor Pritzker has the opportunity, after years of neglect by his predecessors, to lead through the sale of the Thompson Center by giving it...