Last fall, black dust began to blow through residential neighborhoods on the southeast side of Chicago. Only it wasn’t really dust; it was a fine black residue that clung to everything it touched, including noses and throats. Residents eventually learned that it was an oil byproduct called petroleum coke — petcoke for short — and […]
Audio-only. But really interesting take on the fall of the independent donut shop in Chicago NOT because of other donut shop competition, but because of COFFEE shop competition.
This is a video about the battle between Northwestern University developers and architecture fans in the city of Chicago. The building in question is Betrand Goldberg’s