Tuesday, September 27, 2011


Some promising, a fundraiser for the Uptown Chamber of Commerce which hopes with the mayor's support, to restore the old Uptown Theater. With the heartbreaking closing of Borders in the old Goldblatt's building, this would be a very welcome jolt to that wonderful neighborhood.

You can read about it here.

Page two... The Wrigley Building has been sold to a consortium which includes the internet giant Groupon. All indicators point to the new owners' intent to preserve Chicago's most iconic building (in my opinion) which surprisingly is not a landmark. And, they seem not intent in changing the name which in this day and age is something indeed.

Blair Kamin writes about it here.

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