100 years of Chicago bungalows
Produced for WBEZ.org
There are more than 80,000 bungalows in Chicago, making them a critical part of the city’s architectural landscape.
Six sets of tunnels hidden under Chicago’s Loop
Produced for WBEZ’s Curious City with The Illustrated Press
Is it true that a secret network of tunnels runs underneath Chicago’s downtown? The answer is yes, and we explore them.
A daring plan to wrap a Chicago museum makes art history — and raises city ire
Produced for WBEZ 91.5 FM
When the artist Christo set out to wrap a building in America, New York said no. But Chicago said yes.
At the Plant, entrepreneurs turn waste into jobs
Co-produced for Front & Center and WBEZ.org
The old saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” may be a tired cliché, but the people behind The Plant, a small business incubator on Chicago’s Southwest Side, hope this mantra will help them turn spent grain into money and fish waste into jobs. This story was a finalist for a 2012 Peter Lisagor Award from the Chicago Headline Club in the Multimedia category.