Stories by cam rodriguez

Ask Geoffrey: Searching for a Chicago Anthem

There have been several attempts to establish Chicago’s anthem, none have stuck. (Courtesy Chicago Tribune)

A contest meant to inspire civic pride gets knocked off course after accusations of political scheming. But hey, this is Chicago.

Ask Geoffrey: The Green Line Bridge at 59th Street

At about 59th Street, just north of where the Skyway splits off from the Dan Ryan, motorists pass beneath a bridge that carries the Green Line seemingly way, way up in the air. (WTTW News)

On Chicago’s South Side, there’s a bridge spanning the Dan Ryan expressway that looks more like a Disney World monorail than part of a working CTA train line.