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Take a rare glimpse inside this midcentury stunner in Rancho Palos Verdes
Tour a Midcentury Modern home designed by renowned architect Aaron Green, an associate and proponent of Frank Lloyd Wright’s organic architecture, during the White Point Home Tour on Sept. 11. Recently the site of music video and photo shoots, the Rancho Palos Verdes estate has never been open...
144 points by Los Angeles Times | United Kingdom Frank Lloyd Wright Lloyd Wright Architecture Chile San Pedro Los Angeles California Los Angeles Louis Sullivan
Chicago man wins $4 million lottery prize
A Chicago man recently won $4 million playing an Illinois Lottery 100X The Money ticket.
5 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Paul Newman Payment Chicago Money Illinois River Short story Frank Lloyd Wright The Bahamas
Chicago Urban League settles lawsuit with state over school funding
A tentative settlement agreement has been reached in a long-standing lawsuit that alleged inequities and discrimination in Illinois' education funding system, forcing the state to stop "prorating" state aid dollars to schools when money is short.The practice, pervasive during the state's budget...
4 points by Chicago Tribune | School Chicago Illinois State High school Education Frank Lloyd Wright Money
Tim Cook wakes at 3:45 a.m. Maybe you should, too
The early bird catches the worm. Seriously.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Howard Schultz Margaret Thatcher Sleep Frank Lloyd Wright Alarm clock Donald Trump Iron Lady Fiat
The gallery show with the sexiest back story in NYC
Nazis, adultery, betrayal. The story behind Solomon Guggenheim’s first museum touches on all three — and the paintings are pretty good, too. You’ll find the art at Chelsea’s Leila Heller Gallery, home to “The Museum of Non-Objective Painting: The Birth of the Guggenheim.” Windy title aside, it’s a breathtaking show of bold, Colorform-like works hung...
6 points by New York Post | Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Frank Lloyd Wright Wassily Kandinsky History of painting Paul Klee Western painting Modernism Abstract expressionism
Historic Elgin storefronts regain life
Two buildings that date to the late 19th century in downtown Elgin are being updated for retail and residences, but with a definite nod to their history.Developer Don Rage is rehabbing 19-21 Douglas Ave., once home to Keeney's Sporting Goods and Beck's Office Supplies."I'm excited about what's...
120 points by Chicago Tribune | Retailing Parking Frank Lloyd Wright House Historic preservation Storey
Two men killed in separate shootings on the South Side
Two men were killed in separate shootings on the South Side Thursday morning, according to police.Edward Wright, 38, was shot in the head and chest around 4:45 a.m. as he was being dropped off at work at a warehouse in the 4200 block of South Racine Avenue, according to police.Murphy was pronounced...
351 points by Chicago Tribune | Shooting Death Man United States Frank Lloyd Wright Rabbiting
Frank Lloyd Wright's Heller House for sale again in Hyde Park for $2.5 million
Hyde Park's Isadore H. Heller House came back on the market last week with a $2.425 million asking price, some 10 months after it was taken off the market. Writer Emily Novick and her academic husband, Steve Goldstein, have owned the iconic seven-bedroom, 6,100-square-foot Frank Lloyd Wright-designed...
1232 points by Chicago Tribune | English-language films Chicago Frank Lloyd Wright Stained glass Red Hot Chili Peppers Lead came and copper foil glasswork Marketing
Artist’s Connecticut mansion up for auction
Artist Robert Lenz (who’s probably better known as the retired chairman and executive creative director at ad agency Backer Spielvogel Bates) and his wife Carol are auctioning their Litchfield County estate in Connecticut on Thursday, Nov. 17 with Platinum Luxury Auctions. The six-bedroom, 7,202-square-foot home, built in 2000, sits on 42 acres. It was last asking...
1 points by New York Post | Frank Lloyd Wright Lloyd Wright Auction Connecticut Hollyhock House Ennis House Eric Lloyd Wright American television actors
Semi, 6 cars crash, injuring 7 on Tri-State Tollway near Gurnee
Seven people were injured during a six-vehicle crash on the Tri-State Tollway near Gurnee Monday night. The wreck happened about 5:45 pm. in the northbound lanes of I-94 near the Illinois 132 exit, according to an Illinois State Police sergeant. Six cars and a semi crashed, said the sergeant, who...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Tri-State Tollway Illinois Interstate 94 Sheriff Frank Lloyd Wright Crashed Interstate 80
Geneva man wins $100K lotto prize
A west suburban Geneva man recently won $100,000 from the Illinois lottery.
6 points by Chicago Sun-Times | United States Money Chicago Lottery According to Jim Scratchcard Frank Lloyd Wright
I-80 lane closures planned for bridge repairs in Joliet
Lane closures are planned for bridge repairs Saturday morning on I-80 in southwest suburban Joliet.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Road Illinois Interstate 80 Joliet Illinois Frank Lloyd Wright Chicago According to Jim Rail transport
Elyson's Rorick House will offer food, fun, information
For Elyson residents, Rorick House will be the first destination for fun in a community whose 3,642-acre master plan will devote more than 750 acres to parks, trails, recreation centers and natural open spaces. Rorick House will include an event lawn, playgrounds, and a pool with lap lanes, lounging shelves and a beach entry. The clubhouse will offer a fitness center; meeting rooms; and a game room with ping-pong, shuffleboard, foosball and a big-screen television.
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Frank Lloyd Wright Lloyd Wright Texas Prairie School Louis Sullivan United States Marion Mahony Griffin Isabel Roberts