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Horween Leather has some high-profile clients. And if you’re a sports fan, chances are you’ve seen their work at play.

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What became of the Loop restaurant where Mayor Richard J. Daley had his power breakfasts? Geoffrey Baer has the story.

Proposal details 1,400-foot tower, 300 new condos

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A rendering of the proposed skyscraper on the Tribune Tower site. If built, the building would be the second tallest in Chicago. (Golub & Co. / CIM)

The site of the Tribune Tower will include nearly 300 condominiums and what would be one of Chicago’s tallest skyscrapers under a new redevelopment proposal developers believe will both revitalize and preserve the international landmark.

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Al Capone, Mount Carmel Cemetery (Credit: Larry Broutman)

A new book by author and photographer Larry Broutman highlights headstones, monuments and memorials at more than 30 area cemeteries.

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The Fair Housing Act of 1968 promised equal access to the housing market for African-Americans. But 50 years later, some say the landmark legislation didn’t go far enough.

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Geoffrey Baer hits a triple with three questions about Wrigley Field. 

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At age 91, the jazz guitarist is a living legend from Chicago’s first family of music. We pay him a visit.

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From left: Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers and Frank Chance.

That storied and unstoppable Cubs double-play combination of “Tinker to Evers to Chance” is chronicled in a new book. We talk Cubs history with author David Rapp.

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Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his “Mountaintop” speech on April 3, 1968.

It is a moment seared in the memories of so many Americans: the day in 1968 they learned that Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated. The Rev. Jesse Jackson was there, and he shares his memories with Chicago Tonight.

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Geoffrey Baer brings us the history of the Chicago Motor Club and its bygone penchant for posting traffic signs in the public way. 

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Some 20 years after they stampeded along Michigan Avenue, Chicagoans are still moo-ved by the memory of Cows on Parade. Geoffrey Baer revisits the 1999 art project.

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David Mamet

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, director and screenwriter joins us to talk about his new book – and the city that inspired it.

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Hotel Guyon (© Gabriel X. Michael)

The annual list of endangered Chicago buildings – and this year, paving materials – sounds the alarm about historic structures the preservation group believes are in danger of being erased.

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Geoffrey Baer has the keys to the story of a symphony orchestra made up of all pianos – and all women. And: The story behind a colonial-inspired park district field house in the Austin community.

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(Ken Lund / Flickr)

Most Chicago-area expressways are littered with billboards. How did one expressway escape the same fate? Geoffrey Baer drives by with the answer to that and other viewer questions.

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Many immigrant communities in Chicago formed ethnic clubs to help maintain their traditions. One such club has celebrated the German tradition of Karneval for over a century. We take a look.