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102-year-old woman on top of world at Willis Tower

102-year-old woman on top of world at Willis Tower

CHICAGO | Willie Tillman was on top of the world Tuesday.

April 08, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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PUBLISHER'S LETTER

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

No matter what side of the media business you work in, you become a professional observer. After decades of experience developing marketing solutions for clients, you become sensitive to their challenges, whether it's transformation of a traditional business model or just more competition ou…

September 22, 2013 10:15 am
Chicago partnership is saving migratory birds

Chicago partnership is saving migratory birds

Linda Day Harrison remembers the words that started Lights Out Chicago.

March 29, 2012 12:00 am Related
The Anatomy of a Skyscraper: Author Kate Ascher explains the science behind the world's tallest structures

The Anatomy of a Skyscraper: Author Kate Ascher explains the science behind the world's tallest structures

Ever wonder what happens when lightning strikes a tall building? What about how elevators travel so rapidly in a commercial building versus a residential building? Have you witnessed winds so strong or earthquakes so fierce that you wonder how any skyscraper could withstand the elements? The…

March 22, 2012 12:00 am
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
Continuing Education: You're never too cool for school

Continuing Education: You're never too cool for school

I remember when I used to know things; I just don't remember the things I used to know.

March 21, 2011 12:00 am
Urban planners envision eco-friendly neighborhoods

Urban planners envision eco-friendly neighborhoods

In the 1950s, residential and business districts kept their distance in Greater Chicago. Zoning isolated aspects of life. You lived at Point A, shopped at B, and worked at C.

January 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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