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Heavy Rainfall in Chicago Causes Sewage to Spew into Lake Michigan

Heavy Rainfall in Chicago Causes Sewage to Spew into Lake Michigan

Heavy rain overwhelmed Chicago's aged infrastructure yesterday, causing sewage to back up into homes and burst through manhole covers in the middle of the street. The videos make for pretty horrifying

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Construction to Begin on Studio Gang’s Ambitious Northerly Island Park in Chicago

Construction to Begin on Studio Gang’s Ambitious Northerly Island Park in Chicago

Northerly Island was part of Daniel Burnham's 1909 Plan of Chicago; it was one of several manmade islands included in the plan, but it ended up being the only one that was actually built. In 2003,

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Report Finds Great Lakes Ice Cover Has Decreased a Whopping 71 Percent in 40 Years

Report Finds Great Lakes Ice Cover Has Decreased a Whopping 71 Percent in 40 Years

If you live near the Great Lakes, you've probably noticed that recently they've been better suited to kayaking than ice fishing. A new report published by the American Meteorological Society now confirms

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PierESCAPE: Aedas Envisions a Series of Outdoor “Dock-Like Extensions” for Navy Pier in Chicago

PierESCAPE: Aedas Envisions a Series of Outdoor “Dock-Like Extensions” for Navy Pier in Chicago

Aedas Architects and a team of other world-class consultants and designers have conceived of PierESCAPE: a series of outdoor “dock-like extensions” aimed at revitalizing Chicago’s famous

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Invasive Species Threat Inspires Jeanne Gang to Reimagine Chicago’s South Side

Invasive Species Threat Inspires Jeanne Gang to Reimagine Chicago’s South Side

When an environmental problem arises and the Army Corps of Engineers fails to act, leave it to an architect to pick up the reins. The Great Lakes, a vital source of fresh water, are threatened by Asian

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