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Can a more welcoming police station bring cops and residents together?

Can a more welcoming police station bring cops and residents together?

November 23, 2015

A panel of architects, building commission members and real estate developers discussed redesigning the North Lawndale police station to foster a better relationship between police and residents  as part of ...

City ambulances poorly stocked for emergencies

City ambulances poorly stocked for emergencies

April 28, 2014

As violent crime rates continue to rise in Chicago, residents have complained that ambulances are ill-equipped to address medical emergencies, prompting two aldermen to request an investigation into t...

Art Institute ‘Gang[s]’ up with contemporary architect

By Alex Stedman

October 21, 2012

From the Willis Tower to the Wrigley Building, Chicago’s architectural marvels and the people who design them are world-renowned. Even though Columbia’s Media Production Center, 1600 S. State St., isn’t historically significant, one of its most prominent designers is being recognized in an exhibition at the Art Institute.“Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects,” which opened Sept. 24, features the work of Chicago architect ...

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