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One of two rows of meat packing buildings on Fulton Market, just west of the Loop. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Property Owners Come Out Against Landmark Designation For Randolph-Fulton Market At Meeting

Preservationists spoke in favor — and everyone else against — at a public hearing on landmark designation for much of the Randolph-Fulton Market area, west of the Loop.

12/02/2014

Wrigley Field marquee in 2008. (Getty Images)

Cubs Get On Base With Larger Ballpark Expansion Plan

The city’s landmarks commission on Thursday signed off on a project that includes a second video board, outfield signs as big as 650 square feet, light standards in the outfield and seats replacing the current bullpens down the foul lines.

07/10/2014

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DuSable High School Honored With Landmark Plaque

A Chicago home to royalty in the arts, and a mayor of Chicago, has been honored as the city’s most historic site for African-Americans, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

05/01/2013

A building at 79th and Halsted streets collapsed on Tuesday. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Gresham Building To Be Torn Down After Partial Collapse Hurts 4

A landmark building in the Gresham neighborhood was being torn down Tuesday night, after part of the building collapsed earlier in the day, injuring four people.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Photo Of A Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cone. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

World’s First Dairy Queen Gets Landmark Status

The first Dairy Queen store was in–surprise–Joliet and now the location is an official local landmark.

11/17/2010

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Former Schlitz Taverns Up For Landmark Status

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.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2010