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IL Forbes 400 Members a Force in State Elections

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.17.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Forbes magazine recently released its annual list of the 400 wealthiest people in America. We took a look at the members of this list from Illinois ...

Pritzker Family's $15M Gift to UCLA Supports Sustainable Cities Research and New Sustainability Prize

UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability | Posted 10.10.2013 | Green
UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability

By Alison Hewitt The charitable foundation of Los Angeles philanthropists Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker has donated $15 million to UCLA to support envi...

Architecture's Big Prize Winner Facing Unemployment?

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home

By Karissa Rosenfield (click here for original article) Eduardo Souto de Moura, 2011 Pritzker laureate, in front of the Casa das Histórias Paul...

PHOTOS: The Richest People In Illinois

Posted 03.09.2012 | Chicago

Forbes released their 2012 list of the world's billionaires Wednesday, and 18 Illinois residents made the list. The roundup includes self-made bus...

Architecture's 'Nobel Prize' Goes To...

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 04.28.2012 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Chinese architect Wang Shu, whose buildings have been praised for their commanding presence and careful attention to the environme...

Palm Sunday Rally -- We Are One

Lillian Daniel | Posted 06.15.2011 | Religion
Lillian Daniel

As a pastor, the scene reminded me of the chaos that must have been present when Jesus made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem just days before his death.

Lawsuit: Pritzker Heir Intentionally Hit Biker, Cops Helped With Cover-Up

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A federal complaint filed last month accuses Matthew Pritzker, an heir to the Hyatt Hotels fortune, of intentionally striking a bicyclist with his SUV...

Japanese Architects Win 2010 Pritzker Architecture Prize (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, partners in the Japanese architectural firm Sanaa, have won the 2010 Pritzker Architecture Prize, generally consider...

Billionaire Obama Donors Fighting Obama Legislation | John Lippert and Holly Rosenkrantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three Chicago billionaires who helped fund President Barack Obama's election campaign are fighting legislation he backs that would make it easier for ...

Peter Zumthor: A "Timeless" Architect for our Time?

Frances Anderton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Frances Anderton

Adjaye, still in his early 40s, has built a string of much-praised houses for fine artists, as well as museums, libaries and cultural centers, and will be the design architect.

Buffett To Buy $4.5B Stake In Marmon

New York Times | VIKAS BAJAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Berkshire Hathaway, the firm controlled by Warren E. Buffett, said Tuesday that it would pay $4.5 billion for a controlling stake in Marmon Holdings, ...

Dirty Sexy Money: Top 10 Billionaire Family Feuds

Forbes | Luisa Kroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rich, dysfunctional families are back in vogue on prime-time television with new shows like Cane and Dirty Sexy Money. But these fictional families ha...