Monthly Archives: August 2013

A circular subway map for NYC

A circular subway map for NYC
His site Tube Map Central is dedicated to the design history of transport maps, and over the years Roberts has designed several city maps himself – for London, Madrid, Berlin, Moscow, Paris, Tokyo, Washington DC, Chicago, and now New York. (His page on …
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Route J14 Revisited: Is the Jeffery Jump Still Running Smoothly?

Route J14 Revisited: Is the Jeffery Jump Still Running Smoothly?
4:59 p.m. Six people, including myself, board the bus at the north end of the line at Jefferson and Washington. This being Chicago, a … After we cross the Chicago River into the Loop, the town crier pats his seat motioning for a middle-aged lady to …
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Investment groups acquire landmark 360 N. Michigan office building; hotel

Investment groups acquire landmark 360 N. Michigan office building; hotel
Rutledge added that the building will be part of a transformation that will connect a stretch of Michigan Avenue near Millennium Park to the shopping district north of the Chicago River. The deal comes as excellent operating results for Chicago hotels …
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[Photos: Marc Much]

[Photos: Marc Much]
Next time you're walking up Clark Street in River North, turn right on Hubbard and make a left into the alley. There's a doorway on the left side with a sign above it. Going inside will lead to what feels like a parallel dimension filled with skulls …
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Boys basketball | North suburban-based travel teams play in Las Vegas

Boys basketball | North suburban-based travel teams play in Las Vegas
Members of team include Mirsad Mackic of Niles West, John Loucks of Loyola, Lewis Chube of Niles Notre Dame, Luke Amen of Glenbrook North, Jason Bingham of Lockport, Chris Collins II of Urban Prep, Taevion Kirk of Joliet West, Lamani Casey of Christ …
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Commuting in the Capital: Cycling in DC from a cyclist in Chicago

Commuting in the Capital: Cycling in DC from a cyclist in Chicago
Dearborn is the first street in Chicago to have a two-way protected bike lane complete with stoplights, and all of this in the Loop – the congested heart of the business district. These developments are the fruits of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Chicago …
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STAR program helps survivors of childhood cancer navigate long-term later years

STAR program helps survivors of childhood cancer navigate long-term later years
Bio | E-mail | Recent columns; Maps; 675 North Saint Clair Street, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA … There are similar programs at other area hospitals including Advocate Children's Hospital, the University of Illinois Hospital …
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