Crain's is reporting that the Illinois Supreme Court has declined without comment the Daley administration's appeal of the ruling of a lower court led by a hack political judge that decimated the law that protects Chicago's landmarks. The case is now remanded for retrial but the original ruling is expected to provide the Cook County Court no other option but to affirm the original finding that the landmarks ordinance is unconstitutional. Read Crain's report here. Our original report here.
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WEDNESDAY: Small Projects, Big Talent - Zurich Esposito and winning architects including Peter Exley discuss this year's AIA Chicago Small Firm/Small Projects Awards, lunchtime at the Chicago Architecture Foundation May 22, 2013 Also Tuesday: Historic Building Rehabs, Lighting and Daylighting, Live Your Brand, Shanghai Tower
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