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EDITORIAL: OK Illiana for safety, congestion relief, jobs

As the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission considers the proposed Illiana Expressway on Thursday, remember they are planners. They must look to the future, not just what's needed now.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Illiana Expressway offers route to region's future

EDITORIAL: Illiana Expressway offers route to region's future

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning full board foolishly voted against the Illiana Expressway on Wednesday.

October 11, 2013 12:00 am Video

EDITORIAL: Let bidders prove Illiana naysayers wrong

Indiana and Illinois are now preparing requests for proposals for private investment in the Illiana Expressway. It's a sign of progress for a road that has been needed for a long time.

October 01, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Don't slight NWI on Illiana considerations

WILLIAM NANGLE: Don't slight NWI on Illiana considerations

The truth behind Chicago resistance to development of an Illiana Expressway came into focus last week.

September 08, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: CMAP disputes details, still shows benefits

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning analysis that questions the estimated costs and benefits for the Illiana Expressway needs to be re-examined.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am Related

EDITORIAL: Avoid potholes in Illiana approval process

Indiana Department of Transportation Deputy Commissioner Bob Alderman's support of the Illiana Expressway is spot-on, but make sure the highway's approval record is spotless.

July 23, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Pave the way for Illiana Expressway

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn are seeking investors for the proposed Illiana Expressway. It's an important sign we're well on the way to a new major highway.

June 30, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Erase barrier to progress at state line

Environmentalists from throughout Northwest Indiana and the southeast suburbs, and even a bit beyond, gathered Tuesday and Wednesday at Marquette Park in Gary to make connections across the Indiana-Illinois state line. They left with a resolve to continue that process.

May 17, 2013 12:00 am
EDITOR’S LETTER

EDITOR’S LETTER

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

April 08, 2013 2:00 am
EDITOR’S LETTER

EDITOR’S LETTER

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

February 16, 2013 2:00 am
Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

In the 1830s, Chicago, though still a village, had aspirations not only to become a city, but one with glorious parks as well.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Lansing making big plan for village's future

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Lansing making big plan for village's future

Daniel Burnham is perhaps the most heralded American architect and urban planner of the past century, creating groundbreaking urban plans for many cities that fostered a sense of place and community. Like Burnham, Lansing has an opportunity to “make big plans.”

November 04, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Keep Illiana Expressway plans on fast track

The Illiana Expressway seems to be getting closer to reality. It should; it was envisioned more than a century ago.

August 19, 2012 12:00 am
SHAW THOUGHTS: The bucolic view of an Olmsted landscape

SHAW THOUGHTS: The bucolic view of an Olmsted landscape

The house is utilitarian, not fancy. Concrete block and boxy, circa 1960, on a lovely plot of dune grass between the main road that winds through our Bridgman beach community and a deep, woodsy ravine.

March 17, 2012 12:00 am
Design and details: Chicago's JW Marriott

Design and details: Chicago's JW Marriott

The JW Marriott hotel is ready to welcome arriving guests when Indy hosts Super Bowl 2012. Not to be outdone, the new Chicago JW Marriott is just as busy, and celebrating its one-year anniversary.

January 04, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Design and Details: From architecture to the service, Chicago JW Marriott welcoming guests to new experience

Design and Details: From architecture to the service, Chicago JW Marriott welcoming guests to new experience

It was March when Dean and Bruce White's new, impressive, blue-glass, high-rise hotel, officially opened as the newest addition to the Indianapolis skyline.

December 28, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Windy City soars sky-high

Windy City soars sky-high

CHICAGO | Poet Carl Sandburg called it the city of big shoulders. While he was talking about the city's status as an industrial capital, he could just as well have been referring to the modern day anchors of the downtown skyline, the John Hancock Center and Willis Tower.

May 04, 2011 12:00 am
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