Full coverage of Chicago's newest cultural institution

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:08 PM CDT

Competition Rises for Location of George Lucas Museum

Competition Rises for Location of George Lucas Museum

Looks like Chicago has some competition as a potential location for George Lucas' art museum.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:07 PM CDT
|
By Alexandria Fisher

Task Force Recommends Site for George Lucas Museum

Task Force Recommends Site for George Lucas Museum

A task force charged by Mayor Rahm Emanuel with finding a potential location for a George Lucas museum has recommended parking lots just south of Soldier Field.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:06 PM CDT

Task Force Recommends Site for George Lucas Museum

Task Force Recommends Site for George Lucas Museum

A task force charged by Mayor Rahm Emanuel with finding a potential location for a George Lucas museum has recommended parking lots just south of Soldier Field, but Bears fans aren't happy about losing...

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:05 PM CDT

San Francisco Ups Ante For George Lucas Museum

San Francisco Ups Ante For George Lucas Museum

Is the force with Chicago? Our city appears to be getting competition to house the George Lucus museum from San Francisco.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:03 PM CDT

Chicago Lands George Lucas' Museum

Chicago Lands George Lucas' Museum

Chicago has come out on top in the intense competition for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:03 PM CDT
|
By Erin Carlson

Why the Lucas Museum Helps Obama Library Pitch

Why the Lucas Museum Helps Obama Library Pitch

Chicago pulled off a major coup this week by stealing the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art away from San Francisco and Los Angeles. Meanwhile, the big push to score President Obama's library remains up in the...

Top Stories
Armed Man Arrested at Elgin Water Reclamation Center

Armed Man Arrested at Elgin Water Reclamation Center

A possible hostage situation was reported Wednesday afternoon at a water reclamation center in suburban Elgin.

Mayor Frustrated by FAA's Lack of Backup Plan

Mayor Frustrated by FAA's Lack of Backup Plan

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said the Federal Aviation Administration's primary local job is to get the area's radar facility -- heavily damaged nearly a week ago by a saboteur -- up and running...

Obama Returns To Chicago Wednesday

Obama Returns To Chicago Wednesday

President Barack Obama returns to Chicago for a closed-door fundraiser for Gov. Pat Quinn at a downtown hotel and a speech on the economy at Northwestern University.

Top 20 Most-Ticketed Vehicles in the U.S.: Report

Top 20 Most-Ticketed Vehicles in the U.S.: Report

Trying to avoid getting a ticket? You might want to steer clear of these cars... and drive carefully, of course.

Secret Service Chief Quits After White House Break-In

Secret Service Chief Quits After White House Break-In

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid growing criticism of her agency, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday afternoon. High-ranking lawmakers from both parties...

CPS Grads Could Attend City Colleges for Free

CPS Grads Could Attend City Colleges for Free

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the scholarships will be covered by "reforms" and more efficient balancing of the budget at the City Colleges system.