Bronzeville Residents Want To Build Monument To Ida B. WellsActivists hoping to erect a monument to civil rights pioneer and suffragette Ida B. Wells have raised more than $2,400 through a crowdfuding effort, hoping to build a statue at the former public housing site that once bore her name.
Ronald McDonald Statue Decapitated Outside Broadcast MuseumWorkers arriving for work Tuesday morning saw the statue of the beloved McDonald's icon had been decapitated when they got to the museum, according to museum founder Bruce DuMont. Staff at the neighboring Tortoise Club had rescued the statue's head after the statue was vandalized.
Ernie Banks Statue Moved To Daley Plaza For Public MemorialFans of "Mister Cub" Ernie Banks crowded into Daley Plaza on Wednesday, after his statue was installed as a public tribute to arguably the most popular Cubs player of all time.
Pope John Paul II Honored With Statue At Maryhill CemeteryThe free-standing column shows the late pope in carved marble relief over a background view of Chicago, along with blue and gold mosaics of religious icons, and is visible from the road alongside Maryhill Cemetery in Niles.
Irv Kupcinet Statue Removed From Wacker Drive For RepairsA statue of legendary Chicago newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet is missing from its perch on Wacker Drive, but all is well, it’s just getting some repairs.
'Homeless Jesus' Statue Coming To ChicagoChicago will soon host a sculpture that's both inspired and angered viewers around there world.
'A Christmas Story' Immortalized With Hammond StatuePoor Flick’s tongue is going to be stuck to that flagpole forever. Sort of.
Roger Ebert's Hometown Raising Money For StatueHe was Champaign-Urbana’s native son. Now, late film critic Roger Ebert’s hometown wants to give back.
Suburban Library Seeking Incredible Hulk StatueThey want fans of the DC Comics character “The Incredible Hulk” to help them pay for a 9-foot-tall statue of the raging green monstrosity.
Harold Washington Statute Defaced In Bronzeville The statue of the late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington was damaged when the front panel containing the dedication plaque was stolen Saturday evening in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Memorial Statue Stolen From Outside Lincolnwood SchoolPolice in Lincolnwood are investigating the theft of a memorial statue that was stolen from outside an elementary school.
Stolen 'Baby Jesus' Statue Returned To Owners After 8 YearsA "Baby Jesus" figure is back with its Nativity scene, after being stolen eight years ago.