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What happened to the blues?

However, you can still catch his performance twice a month on Tuesdays at the Water Hole Lounge, 1400 S. Western Ave.

    What happened to the blues?
    Chicago musician shares his thoughts. As Chicago legendary blues singer Tail Dragger (James Yancy Jones) performs around the world and at home, he says he finds it troubling that Black musicians are not embracing the Blues and show little interest in keeping the genre alive and authenti...
    http://chicagodefender.com

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    INSTALL NEW 50 AMP 240/120V SINGLE PHASE SUB-PANEL MAIN LUG.INSTALL (2) 220V 30-AMP CIRCUITS FOR OUTLETS FROM NEW SUB-PANEL

    2240 W. Ogden Ave. Issued June 11, 2018 Comment

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Jun 12

Old Cook County Hospital Building To Get $135M Facelift

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle were among the individuals at the ground breaking ceremony. The space will be the future home of a major hotel, medical offices, and retail space located at 1835 West Harrison Street.

    Old Cook County Hospital Building To Get $135M Facelift
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Construction is underway to turn the old Cook County Hospital Building into a brand new multi-use development. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle were among the individuals at the ground breaking ceremony.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jun 12

Old Cook County Hospital to be renovated after 16 year vacancy

The Old Cook County Hospital is finally getting a makeover.The historic building, located at 1835 W. Harrison, has sat empty for the past 16 years.

    Cook County Hospital to be renovated after 16 year vacancy
    The Old Cook County Hospital is finally getting a makeover. The historic building, located at 1835 W. Harrison, has sat empty for the past 16 years. Haunting photos show the deteriorating condition of the 104-year-old Beaux Arts landmark. The building was designed by architect Paul Gerhardt and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Jun 12

Officials break ground on $1 billion overhaul of long-vacant Cook County Hospital

The old Cook County Hospital building, at 1835 W. Harrison St., was designed by architect Paul Gerhardt and is listed in the National Register of Historic...

    Officials break ground on $1 billion overhaul of long-vacant Cook County Hospital
    Construction is expected to begin immediately on an ambitious plan to redevelop the old Cook County hospital, a project Board President Toni Preckwinkle said will be an "anchor" for redevelopment in the medical district and Near West Side of Chicago, officials said Tuesday.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 12

After 16 years, renovation underway at old Cook County Hospital

On Tuesday, city and county officials hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking to begin redeveloping the site at 1835 W. Harrison St.

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    After 16 years, renovation underway at old Cook County Hospital
    CHICAGO - Old Cook County Hospital has sat vacant for 16 years. On Tuesday, city and county officials hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking to begin redeveloping the site at 1835 W. Harrison St. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced plans for two hotels, medical offices, a museum and retail space.
    http://wgntv.com

Jun 11

Medical District sells parcels, easing crushing debt load

A delayed $300 million Gateway project is underway on 9.5 acres at Damen and Ogden avenues, with retail development preceding planned offices, a hotel and lab and residential space.

    Crain's Chicago Business
    Visit Crain's Chicago Business for complete business news and analysis including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, government, sports and more.
    https://home.chicagobusiness.com

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  • Permit issued for signs

    COOK COUNTY HEALTH SIGN EXT 002: GROUND SIGN ON DAMEN AVE ELEVATION 165"W X 104"H X 18"D ILLUMINATED MONUMENT SIGN

    1950 W. Polk St. Issued June 6, 2018 Comment
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    COOK COUNTY HEALTH SIGN EXT004: GROUND SIGN ON CORNER OF DAMEN AVE AND OGDEN AVE 165"W X 104"H X 18"D ILLUMINATED MONUMENT SIGN

    1969 W. Ogden Ave. Issued June 6, 2018 Comment
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    COOK COUNTY HEALTH SIGN EXT006: GROUND SIGN ON CORNER OF HARRISON ST AND OGDEN AVE 165"W X 104"H X 18"D ILLUMINATED MONUMENT SIGN

    1969 W. Ogden Ave. Issued June 6, 2018 Comment
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    COOK COUNTY HEALTH SIGN EXT007: GROUND SIGN ON HARRISON ST 165"W X 53"H X 18"D ILLUMINATED MONUMENT SIGN

    1969 W. Ogden Ave. Issued June 6, 2018 Comment
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    COOK COUNTY HEALTH SIGN EXT005: GROUND SIGN ON OGDEN AVE 165"W X 53"H X 18"D ILLUMINATED MONUMENT SIGN

    1969 W. Ogden Ave. Issued June 6, 2018 Comment
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Jun 06

Wounded Warrior Project donates $45M to Rush Medical Center

1631-1699 W. Congress Pky.

    Wounded Warrior Project donates $45M to Rush Medical Center
    CHICAGO -- Rush University Medical Center received its largest donation ever Wednesday. The money will go to helping veterans with Post-traumatic stress disorder. The Wounded Warrior Project is giving a $45 million grant. It will help 5,000 veterans receive mental health care services for free over the next five years at rush.
    http://wgntv.com

Jun 05

The weekend’s best blues beyond the fest

9 PM, the Water Hole, 1400 S. Western, 312-243-7988, free, 21+

This article has 8 other Chicago locations (Show)

The Blues Heaven Foundation, in the iconic Chess Records building at 2120 S. Michigan, will stay busy all weekend: Vocalist-harpist Lamont Harris performs Thursday afternoon, former Muddy Waters...

7:30 PM, Motor Row Brewing, 2337 S. Michigan, $20

8 PM, SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, $15-$25, all-ages

9 PM, Odyssey East, 9942 S. Torrence, 773-530-7543, free, 21+

3 PM, Lemelle's Luxury Lounge, 1801 W. 87th, 773-614-8577, free, 21+

9:30 PM, Rooster's Palace, 600 N. Kedzie, 312-342-0179, free, 21+

9:30 PM, Linda's Lounge, 1044 W. 51st, 773-373-2351, free, 21+

The neon-lit bar at Lawrence and Broadway, now a legendary jazz club, has been around for 107 years—and has more stories than any tavern in town. Here are a few from the past three decades.

    The weekend's best blues beyond the fest
    This year Chicago seems to be hosting fewer extracurricular blues events during Blues Festival week than it has in the past. It's too soon to decide that audiences have gotten complacent, though-and you can still find plenty of worthwhile shows. The city's blues clubs kick into overdrive during the fest, of course (see the Reader's listings for more on them).
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

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