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The Chicago Rookery is the oldest highrise building (12 Stories Tall) in Chicago and is considered a masterpiece of architects Burham and Root and is on theChicago Landmark Registry.After the Chicago Fire (1871) this site was used as a temporary City Hall, frequented by politicians, horse stabl...
The Prudential Building was at one time considered the tallest building in Chicago with 41stories and was constructed of limestone and aluminum rather than steel and glass.The Prudential Building was completed in 1955 with an observation deck where you could enjoy cocktails from "Top of The Rock"...
The other day I walked into my favorite store on Michigan Ave which is gift shop with books and other assorted items about art and architecture . I purchased a deck of cards called " Great Buildings of Chicago" printed by the Chicago Historical Society that has identified 48 buildings in the cit...
The Chicago Sypmphony Orchestra is celebrating 125 years and I think it is important to support the Arts and so I have become a season ticket holder again for this season.One of the perks of being a CSO season ticket holder is that you get one free ticket and last Thursday I heard one of the be...
I have seen this all too often . Sellers want to save money and think it's easy to put a sign in their yard and sell By Owner.Buyers think I'm going to offer a lower price because the seller is not working with a realtor .If your a seller or buyer who doesn't know Jack about the Evanston Real Es...
John Danks who pitched for the White Sox Organization from 2007 was released by the organization this week.He reply's back to the organization with a one word response: " DANKS"( A TypicalSouthside Response)
Question: How Do I Get Rid of Those Ants ? Answer: Get Yourself an Uncle... Argentine Ants are invading our homes and have only one natural enemy and that is the Winter Ant.It seems Winters Ants are Just Like Uncles. Watch the Video
Chicago is the host of the 2016 NFL Draft for the second year in a row. It makes me proud to be from Chicago. The city looked so pretty last night with Team lights used in Buckingham Fountain and all the activities planned for kids and families. CHI-TO...
When Irma Cahn was questioned by her architect George Fred Keck in 1936 about what kind of house she wanted her reply was " I want a house of the day after tomorrow"I had to think about her reply and ask myself what kind of house was that then and what kind of house would it be today?Ms Cahn had...
If you watch this video then you will never ask again what your Dog is Thinking...