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2011-10-06 09:52:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clare at Water Tower, a high rise continuing care retirement community in Chicago, announced that Ramsey Lewis, world renowned composer and musician, will receive the organization's inaugural Joie de Vivre Award. The Joie de Vivre award program honors local seniors who have experienced the "joy of living" through business accomplishments, contributions to the community, and a life that reflects the core values of the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago...

2008-10-10 06:00:22

By Liza Foreman Finding a commercial or cultural use for quirky properties abandoned after reunification has long been a feature of the German capital. Think of the East German post office, in use as a museum, or the Wertheim department store, which became the techno club Tresor. Now, two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, adventurous residents have been following suit, creating unusual residences from some of the city's most mundane buildings. One of the most recent additions...

2008-06-25 15:02:34

By Marcia Nelesen, The Janesville Gazette, Wis. Jun. 25--JANESVILLE -- Janesville's newest landmark is all spiffed up and ready to go, probably by July 1. Pilots of small planes and motorists know now when they pass Janesville if they see the city's new--and first--water tower with its squiggly-tree logo on the city's west side. Residents can get a good look at the tower from: -- Downtown, standing on the Milwaukee Street Bridge near the Hayes Block. -- Interstate 90/39 driving...