Alderman Moves To Give City Council Authority Over Any Decisions To Remove Public MonumentsAld. Brendan Reilly (42nd) says decisions on whether to remove public monuments in Chicago should not be left solely in the hands of an appointed city official.
Mayor Lightfoot Addressing Chicago's Controversial Statues, Memorials Thursday NightMayor Lori Lightfoot will address some of the controversial statues and memorials in Chicago.
City Panel Publishes List Of 41 Problematic Monuments Subject To Review; Including Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln"This project is a powerful opportunity for us to come together as a city to assess the many monuments and memorials across our neighborhoods and communities—to face our history and what and how we memorialize that history," Mayor Lightfoot said in a statement,
Columbus Statues In Grant Park, Arrigo Park Covered In Plastic Wrap To 'Discourage Vandalism'The statues of Christopher Columbus in Grant Park and Arrigo Park have been seen covered with plastic wrap Monday.
Chicago Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington Hit With Spray PaintVandals took aim at statues in Chicago parks this weekend – at least three were defaced in the last couple of days.
Chicago's Popular Statues Will Soon Talk To YouStarting today, Chicago's most famous statues will talk to you. More than 30 of the city's most famous statues and sculptures will tell their stories, with the help of celebrity voices.
Vandals Decapitate Statues, Egg Nativity Scene At Berwyn ChurchA west suburban church was vandalized and, according to the pastor, two young people have been arrested and charged with misdemeanors.
Banks, Caray Statues At Wrigley Hauled Off For RestorationThe Ernie Banks and Harry Caray statues were removed from outside Wrigley Field on Wednesday, to be restored during the offseason while renovations are underway inside and outside the stadium itself.
Fallen Officers Honored With Public Art InstallationSeventy-five sculptures of horses -- each dedicated to a different slain Chicago police officer -- are beginning to appear along the Magnificent Mile.
Taggers Deface Statues In Grant Park Art InstallationVandals struck overnight in Grant Park, defacing a popular art installation of human figures in the park near the corner of Michigan and Jackson.
DeKalb Dentist Publishes Guidebook Of Chicago Area StatuesA retired DeKalb dentist has corrected a monumental oversight, by printing his own book listing all the statues and monuments in Chicago.
Statues Stolen From Waukegan Library Were Melted Down At ScrapyardPolice say the theft of two bronze statues from the courtyard at the Waukegan Public Library has been solved, but the statues are gone.