Tag: Prairie District

Lasting Legacies: The Grande Dames of Chicago

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Glessner House Museum will host a lecture entitled The Grande Dames of Chicago on Wednesday March 14, 2018 at 7:00pm at the museum, located at 1800 S. Prairie Avenue in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. Hear remarkable stories of the Grande Dames, socialites, and philanthropists who led fascinating lives in the prestigious neighborhoods of Prairie… Read more →

Relocation of the Harriet F. Rees House

The house is on the move! The Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Autority, McPier, will move the Harriet F. Rees House, a 126 year old limestone edifice from 2110 S. Prairie to a vacant parcel a block north. Built in 1888, the Rees House was placed on the National Register of Historic Buildings and named a Chicago landmark in 2012. The… Read more →

DePaul Event Center to be added to McPier

Residents have been reacting to the rumored plans on our facebook page this week.  This morning more information has become available and your input is critical.   Emanuel unveils $1.1 billion DePaul arena, Navy Pier plan The new arena — officially dubbed an event center — will cost $140 million, plus $33 million for land acquisition. That’s substantially less than… Read more →