Literary Modernism in Chicago

The Newberry Library has posted some interesting documents from their collection as part of their online exhibit, Making Modernism: Literature and Culture … More

Pullman National Park?

Chicago's Pullman neighborhood, where Pullman railroad cars were once manufactured, may become a national park. Located on Chicago's South Side, … More

CIMMfest Chicago

The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival runs through Sunday, April 21 at theaters scattered throughout the north side. The … More

Do Cities Need Artists?

Richard Florida, head of the Creative Class Group and chief advocate of the hipster approach to urban renewal, now admits … More

End of the Road for Prentice

It’s all over except the wrecking ball for Bertrand Goldberg’s Prentice Woman’s Hospital. Today Northwestern University confirmed that the building … More

Post-Rock and the City

Augusto Contento’s Parallax Sounds is unlike any music documentary you’ve ever seen–and unlike any documentary you’ve ever seen. The film … More