Illinois

August 31, 2005, 9am PDT
A look at some of Chicago's plans for building the future.
Chicago Sun-Times
August 30, 2005, 8am PDT
Whitney Gould reviews a new "traditional" neighborhood in Madison, WI.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
August 3, 2005, 1pm PDT
Chicago's latest attempt to build a massive trophy condo/hotel tower makes writer Peter Slatin's head spin.
The Slatin Report
August 1, 2005, 9am PDT
Worries over terrorist threats are just one concern about the newly proposed Lake Shore Drive skyscraper.
The Chicago Tribune
July 28, 2005, 10am PDT
A 115-story spiral designed by architect Santiago Calatrava is planned to be the nation's tallest building.
The Washington Post
July 23, 2005, 11am PDT
The historic urban area has seen a recent revitalization that planners hope will spark more growth.
The Chicago Tribune
July 21, 2005, 7am PDT
Renewable energy sources like wind and sun could supply 8 percent of Illinois' electric supply by 2013.
Chicago Sun-Times
June 28, 2005, 11am PDT
Chicago's Millennium Park is a 'theme park for adults' and is being hailed as an example of how civic leadership can get things done.
The Chicago Tribune
June 14, 2005, 1pm PDT
The beleaguered organization needs more funds to continue running past this year.
The Chicago Tribune
June 11, 2005, 9am PDT
Rethinking death and the city.
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June 7, 2005, 6am PDT
Can urban planning be a means to great architecture?
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May 20, 2005, 1pm PDT
McDonald's tries to pack value into design in its huge new 50thanniversary restaurant, which opened in Chicago.
The Slatin Report
May 17, 2005, 2pm PDT
How does Chicago's new Millenium Park compare with the great urban parks of the 19th and 20th centuries?
Slate
May 17, 2005, 7am PDT
Chicago is latest to consider route cuts, but from Philadelphia to San Francisco, fares may rise.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 16, 2005, 6am PDT
Plans to slip a sparkling new 72 story condo tower behind vintage facades spurs debate on the nature of architectural preservation.
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May 13, 2005, 9am PDT
Plans were unveiled to turn the Acme Steel Co. Chicago Coke Plant into a museum on the history and making of steel.
The Chicago Tribune
May 6, 2005, 5am PDT
For one architect, being dead didn’t put an end to designing buildings.
The Chicago Tribune
May 3, 2005, 1pm PDT
So how does government help build stronger neighborhoods? Start by building community anchors: schools, libraries, parks and police and fire stations.
The Planning Report
May 2, 2005, 1pm PDT
Chicago's Public School CEO shares his strategies for planning Chicago's schools.
The Metro Investment Report
April 16, 2005, 9am PDT
The will to kitschy architecture outruns rational planning.
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