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Preservation In The News

Chicago Tribune: ‘Capturing Louis Sullivan’ at Driehaus Museum: 50 years after Richard Nickel’s death, his photographs still haunt and inspire

"Richard Nickel was nothing if not a man of his word."'I’m afraid our days of adventuring, salvaging, avoiding the cops, etc. in the cause...

WTTW Chicago: Ask Geoffrey, The Story of Hyde Park’s Rosalie Villas

"A tucked-away street on the city's South Side is a time capsule from the days before the neighborhood was even part of Chicago."Geoffrey Baer...

Block Club: Sbarro Urbanists Celebrate Thompson Center

"A pizza party Friday in the basement of the Thompson Center had one purpose: saving postmodern architecture — and Sbarro pizza."About two dozen of...

WBEZ Chicago: What’s That Building? Cardinal Meyer Center

"It’s easy to miss a building on the southeast corner that has a significant historical distinction: The money to build it came in part...

WGN 9: Little Calumet River Underground Railroad Project

"The African American Heritage Water Trail is encouraging people to reflect on history from a different perspective."'It uncovers at least 180 years worth of...

WTTW Chicago: Legacies of Architect Louis Sullivan, Photographer Richard Nickel Take Center Stage at Driehaus Museum

"A tale of two stories is taking center stage at the Richard H. Driehaus Museum."A new exhibition, 'Capturing Louis Sullivan: What Richard Nickel Saw,'...

Block Club Chicago: Decades Before Boystown, South Side Jazz Clubs Were A Haven For Queer Chicagoans

"Long before North Halsted Street became the epicenter of Chicago queer nightlife, a vibrant drag scene thrived on the South Side, buoyed by jazz...

Urbanist News: When Preserving Affordable Housing Is Cheaper Than Building It

"While building affordable housing is a hot topic, new buildings only account for about a quarter of the affordable housing market. The rest is...

AIA Architect: Sleeping Beauties – Chicago’s Adaptive Reuse; A wave of community-focused resurrections of former neighborhood anchors seeks to heal community — and architectural...

"The Laramie State Bank Building, in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, strikes an alluring profile on the corner of Chicago and Laramie avenues. A hulking, concrete...

Chicago Reader: Living with Muddy

"In 1954, McKinley Morganfield bought his first house, located at 4339 S. Lake Park Avenue in Kenwood. Better known as Muddy Waters, the Father...