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Monday
Oct112010

The Cincinnati subway that never was

Transit projects gone bad

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Friday
Sep242010

Pardon Us, But Our Museum Is Falling Apart

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Original Article

By: Eric Felton

In May, the London-based architectural engineering firm Ove Arup & Partners collected an award from the International Association of Lighting Designers for their work on the addition to the Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing. The year before, the company's engineering work on that same Renzo Piano-designed building earned an award of merit in an international Excellence in Structural Engineering competition.

This week the company found itself getting some rather less flattering attention for the project. The Art Institute of Chicago filed suit in federal court accusing the Arup firm of slipshod work, and asking for $10 million to cover the cost of needed fixes.

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Tuesday
Sep212010

Cost of Obesity

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Monday
Aug092010

Morgan Stanley's $11 Billion Makes Chicago Taxpayers Cry

Original Bloomberg Article

By Darrell Preston

Chicago drivers will pay a Morgan Stanley-led partnership at least $11.6 billion to park at city meters over the next 75 years, 10 times what Mayor Richard Daley got when he leased the system to investors in 2008.

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Saturday
May012010

Back to the City

Corporations moving back to the city

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