In this edition of Ask Geoffrey, viewers ask our local history expert about the Marshall Field’s clock, a World War II memorial in Lincoln Park and the Chicago Federal Building’s dome.
Who designed the Marshall Field’s clock?
The nearly 40-acre site of the former Finkl Steel Company is prime real estate in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. After the company's move to the south side of Chicago last year, there are many questions over how to reuse and revitalize the parcel of land Finkl left behind.
Lincoln Park Market Releases Cookbook
We talk Green City Market fresh produce and demo a recipe from the market's new cookbook.
A community is divided by a plan to redevelop the site of the former Children's Memorial Hospital. We'll hear why opponents of the proposal may no longer have a voice in the matter.
Did the threat of disease help spur Chicago's first park? Chicago Park District's historian joins us with more.
There were doubts that it would survive, but the shrine and chapel dedicated to Mother Frances Cabrini has been refurbished and reopened. Eddie Arruza takes us inside the restored sacred landmark in Lincoln Park.
What's hiding in the fenced-off area of Belmont Harbor? Geoffrey Baer discovers a delightful retreat in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.