September 11, 2011 marks the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center; and the heroics of ordinary citizens on aboard United Airlines, Flight 93 in Pennsylvania. While this month is certain to bring a number of retrospectives pertaining to events and what has occurred since that fateful day, [...]
THE McCORMICK TRIBUNE CAMPUS CENTER In 2008, Time magazine named Remment Lucas Koolhaas, a Dutch architect, one of The Worldâ€™s Most Influential People. To learn why such a prestigious honor was bestowed on this man, Chicagoans need only look at the McCormick Tribune Campus Center at the Illinois Institute of Technology, located at 33rd and [...]
The Center for Performing Arts – Governors State University “Only forty-five minutes from Broadway Think of the changes it brings For the short time it takes What a diffâ€™rence it makes In the ways of the people and things . . . With a ten dollar bill youâ€™re a spendthrift. If you open a bottle [...]
800 South Wacker Drive On Friday, July 23rd, 2010, it began to rain in the Chicago area. Over the course of the next 24 hours, flooding would force thousands of people from their homes prompting officials in eleven suburban towns to declare a state of emergency caused by water that reached as high as twelve [...]
Just north of Chicagoâ€™s Millennium Park resides another Chicago jewel in the form of the world famous, Fairmont Chicago hotel. Rated as one of the top 500 hotels in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine and a member of the CondĂ© Nast Gold List, the Fairmont resides at 200 North Columbus Avenue just off the lakefront and at the foot of the Magnificent Mile.