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December 2011

James Pritzker to restore, open Frank Lloyd Wright’s Emil Bach House

James Pritzker to restore, open Frank Lloyd Wright’s Emil Bach House Retired Col. James Pritzker is most known for the 8-year-old military library that bears his name. And the meticulous restoration of the library's new home, the Monroe Building on South Michigan Avenue, is winning him praise. But he's about to launch another, even higher-profile restoration project. 7415 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60626, USA Starting in the spring, Pritzker will begin restoring the exterior of Frank Lloyd Wright's Emil Bach House on Sheridan Road in Rogers Park. Once complete, the plan is to open the home for overnight guests and events, making it one of only a handful of Wright homes nationwide the public can rent. Read the Chicago Tribune article here
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posted by Charlie on December 16, 2011
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“Speculating Over Process—- a blog post”

In his most recent blogpost, the owner of this website discusses the community process that might take place to find Alderman Moore's replacement, presuming the Alderman accepts a State cabinet post. Read it here...
posted by Charlie on December 12, 2011
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Ald. Joe Moore in Running for State EPA chief - Wife Barbara could be a candidate to replace him

Ald. Joe Moore in Running for State EPA chief - Wife Barbara could be a candidate to replace him By Hal Dardick, Chicago Tribune reporter 8:12 p.m. CST, December 7, 2011 Longtime 49th Ward Ald. Joe Moore could be leaving to run the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, and the resulting shuffle could see his wife end up as his successor on the City Council. Barbara Moore's last-minute decision not to run for the regional sewer board lent credence to that scenario in Democratic circles. Read the entire Chicago Tribune article here
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posted by Charlie on December 07, 2011
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