To say that the Chicago Tribune editorial board is not a fan of George Lucas's proposal to build a museum along Lake Michigan would be putting it mildly.
Oct 28, 2015 Chicago Tribune
The Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago will have a national audience this week for the first time since 2003. The neighborhood has changed, and is poised for even more change.
Oct 20, 2015 Chicago Tribune
Strong words from the head of the Illinois Department of Transportation, who says the state is planning for "yesterday's transportation system." Are we witnessing a sea change in leadership of transportation at the state level?
Sep 6, 2015 Chicago Tribune
Chicago gains a new open space today, located on an island on Lake Michigan just across from Soldier Field and Burnham Harbor.
Sep 4, 2015 Chicago Tribune
When an exciting and popular addition to the public realm becomes available, like it did in Chicago earlier this year with The 606 trail, concerns about gentrification and displacement are sure to follow.
Aug 13, 2015 Chicago Tribune
The state of Illinois finds itself without a "stick" to enforce the mandates of its Affordable Housing Planning and Appeals Act. Towns have noticed and are flouting the law.
Aug 11, 2015 Chicago Tribune
Architecture Critic Blair Kamin wants more from Make Way for People, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's placemaking program, and finds faults with the Lincoln Hub as an example of tactical urbanism.
Jul 7, 2015 Chicago Tribune
With nation-states often wracked by internal political divides and often unable to cooperate with each other, cities have begun to forge their own international relationships. A new, urban approach to foreign policy is emerging.
Jul 5, 2015 Chicago Tribune
Consumers aren't happy with airlines these days, but airlines are making more money than ever. A Department of Justice investigation into possible collusion by major airlines isn't likely to change any of that.
Jul 2, 2015 Chicago Tribune
After spending $10 billion since 2005 on capital improvements, Chicago's O'Hare is still losing business to competitors along with the battle of public opinion.
Jun 26, 2015 Chicago Tribune