Efforts to conserve energy at high-rises by using highly insulated windows have led to an increase in falling ice, because ice and snow more easily stick to the cold exteriors of newer skyscrapers.
After defending the city’s nationwide image when it comes to violent crime while appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman on Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he believes Chicagoans can see the progress the city has made, and know how much culture the city has to offer.
German delegates who visit Chicago for the NATO summit this weekend will feel very much at home in the city.
You walk among Chicago’s iconic buildings each day, but how much do you know about their history? Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention, on view at the Art Institute of Chicago through January 15, offers background on some of our most notable buildings as well as an overview of the distinguished architect’s career.
From universities, to churches to funeral homes, the Chicago Architecture Foundation is offering a free behind the scenes looks at dozens of locations citywide.
The City Council is considering landmark status for eight current and former Chicago bars that feature a relief of Schlitz beer globe prominently on their facades.