The Biography of Chicago’s Marina City

Randel Aaron
  • Earl Meech’s medium-format memories of 1960s Marina City
  • Benjamin Adamowski
  • Tax scandal of 1970
  • Thomas Adamson
  • 2009: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Keene Addington
  • Tortoise Club moves forward, slowly
  • David Adler
  • Explosion of The Unbearables
  • Max Adler
  • Star map buried
  • New doorplates tell Marina City residents where they are, on their floor and in the universe
  • Robert Adler
  • New doorplates tell Marina City residents where they are, on their floor and in the universe
  • Robert S. Adler
  • Star map buried
  • Hans Aeschbacher
  • New use for the skating rink
  • Daniel Aguilar
  • Moving Day
  • Jo Ann Aguilar
  • Moving Day
  • Joe Ahern
  • Condo board claims ownership of Marina City ‘name and image’
  • Yaw Akwaboah
  • Parking disputes lead to $40 million lawsuit
  • Ryan Alan
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Nelson Algren
  • Marina City stars in its first movie
  • J. Linn Allen
  • “A seedy, crumbling wreck”
  • Michael Anania
  • Toast of the Towers
  • Daniel G. Anderson
  • A post-modern mess
  • Joe Anderson
  • Back safe from Vietnam
  • Wayne R. Anderson
  • Bankruptcy case 88-17840
  • Frank Annunzio
  • Polyphony II
  • Anthony A. Antonious
  • Luck starts to change
  • Ryan Argast
  • Backstage at House of Blues as ‘Marina City’ rocks Marina City
  • Terry Armour
  • Flying car sequel
  • Jacob M. Arvey
  • Banking on Marina City
  • Leo Aubel
  • Marina City condo board battles residents on multiple fronts
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Ira Bach
  • Polyphony II
  • John W. Baird
  • Planning begins
  • William Balcerzak
  • Shoeboxes full of money
  • Michael Barnello
  • The arduous six-block journey of Dick’s Last Resort
  • Chris Barnes
  • Pro bowlers strike at Marina City
  • Donald Barnes
  • “A police officer has been shot”
  • Charles Baumer
  • Who killed Gloria?
  • Marina City apartment converted to “weapons bunker”
  • Michael Bay
  • Time, money issues cut Marina City role in ‘Transformers’ film
  • John T. Beatty
  • The world anxiously waits
  • Warren Beatty
  • Mickey One
  • Lynn Becker
  • Condo board claims ownership of Marina City ‘name and image’
  • Harold Bellamy
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • James Douglas Bell
  • Banking on Marina City
  • Jason Belmonte
  • Pro bowlers strike at Marina City
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Jim Belushi
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Peter Bernotas
  • This Is Marina City
  • Jerome Bernstein
  • $5 million for two garages
  • Russell Bernstein
  • $5 million for two garages
  • Charlie Bewley
  • 2011: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Maureen Biggane
  • Bogus claim of rap group’s ban from House of Blues
  • Richard Ayliffe Binfield
  • Who built Marina City?
  • Richard Binfield
  • Who built Marina City?
  • Oded Bino
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Jerry G. Bishop
  • WFLD moves on
  • William Blasio
  • Ten-year-old boat thief foiled before reaching Cleveland
  • Estel Millard Blevins
  • Retired Navy diver drowns. Police are suspicious.
  • Lawrence Bloom
  • A post-modern mess
  • Betty Blum
  • New use for the skating rink
  • Stephen P. Boger
  • Back safe from Vietnam
  • Parker Bohn III
  • Pro bowlers strike at Marina City
  • Lamont Boston
  • “A police officer has been shot”
  • John Bowler
  • Brighton Construction Company
  • Patrick Bowler
  • Brighton Construction Company
  • Thomas J. Bowler
  • Brighton Construction Company
  • Graham Elliot Bowles
  • Famous Marina City residents
  • James Brady
  • Famous Marina City residents
  • Brady Breen
  • Flying car sequel
  • Will Bridges
  • 43-story plunge
  • Stuart Brody
  • House of Blues security scrutinized after ‘horrendous season’
  • Larry Brown
  • Snapshots of the 1980s
  • Todd Brown
  • 2011: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Dennis Brozynski
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Frank La Bruno
  • Seven injured in second accident
  • Lee Brunson
  • Clarence Ekstrom, McHugh Project Manager
  • Tiffany Bryant
  • House of Blues security scrutinized after ‘horrendous season’
  • Richard Brzeczek
  • “A police officer has been shot”
  • Samuel Burke
  • $5 million for two garages
  • Richard W. Burkhardt
  • Bertrand Goldberg on the architect, in his own voice
  • Al Burltey
  • Snapshots of the 1980s
  • Patricia Burnett
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Daniel Burnham
  • A blank slate
  • R.L. Burnside
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Jack Burns
  • Marina City stars in its first movie
  • Jennifer Burns
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Ava Butler
  • Marina City Bank robbery
  • Robert Butler
  • Flying down with the garbage
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Rocco Buttliere
  • Marina City LEGO model built with patience, improvisation
  • Jane Byrne
  • “A police officer has been shot”
  • James Cafarelli
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Waveney G. Cameron
  • First of two attempts to landmark Marina City
  • Gladys Campione
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Ben Carruthers
  • Marina City stars in its first movie
  • Arthur Casagrande
  • Laying the foundation
  • Ed Center
  • Who built Marina City?
  • George Charney
  • The world anxiously waits
  • Richard Chase
  • The arduous six-block journey of Dick’s Last Resort
  • Ellen Chessick
  • The arduous six-block journey of Dick’s Last Resort
  • First of two attempts to landmark Marina City
  • Kristin Chopp
  • House of Blues security scrutinized after ‘horrendous season’
  • Tom Clark
  • Pro bowlers strike at Marina City
  • Bill Clinton
  • 2009: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Del Close
  • Marina City stars in its first movie
  • Al Cohn
  • Flying car sequel
  • Melvin Cole
  • Ellis Levin, Marina Towers condo association part ways
  • John Collen
  • Bankruptcy case 88-17840
  • Jennifer Connelly
  • 2011: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Steve Cropper
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Thomas V. Crouch
  • Back safe from Vietnam
  • P.J. Cullerton
  • Tax scandal of 1970
  • Patti Curran
  • Earl Meech’s medium-format memories of 1960s Marina City
  • Richard L. Curry
  • Dear Mr. Tarkington
  • A post-modern mess
  • Meet Ilene F. Goldstein, Marina City’s bankruptcy trustee
  • James Curtin
  • Parking disputes lead to $40 million lawsuit
  • Jim Curtin
  • Loud neighbors with a liquor license
  • William Curtis
  • Hilton signs on to run the first restaurant
  • Steven Dahlman
  • Marina City condo board battles residents on multiple fronts
  • Richard J. Daley
  • Paying for Marina City
  • Groundbreaking
  • Topping out
  • Tower on top of tower
  • Seven injured in second accident
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Brighton Construction Company
  • 1963 project would have given Marina City serious competition
  • Denise Dalka
  • Residents help down-on-its-luck neighbor
  • James Dando
  • Flying car sequel
  • Yvonne Daniels
  • Famous Marina City residents
  • Severn Darden
  • Marina City stars in its first movie
  • Robert Dart
  • Marina City apartment converted to “weapons bunker”
  • John Davis
  • Flying down with the garbage
  • Bob Dearborn
  • ‘Downtown at Marina City, it’s 30 degrees at WCFL’
  • Dirk Denison
  • 2009: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Lance Dennie
  • 2009: A year in the life of Marina City
  • John Denver
  • Snapshots of 1967
  • Famous Marina City residents
  • Lisa DiChiera
  • The arduous six-block journey of Dick’s Last Resort
  • First of two attempts to landmark Marina City
  • Dave Dillman
  • Station of Tomorrow
  • Russ Dober
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Madeleine Doering
  • First of two attempts to landmark Marina City
  • Tom Dollnig
  • The incredible shrinking marina
  • George H. Dovenmuehle
  • Paying for Marina City
  • Catherine Doyle
  • “A police officer has been shot”
  • Michael Doyle
  • Condo board claims ownership of Marina City ‘name and image’
  • Brian Droste
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Donald Duck Dunn
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Fred Dursch
  • Skating around Marina City
  • Thomas Dyer
  • A brief history of 300 North State Street
  • Sister Bernadette Eaton
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Roger Ebert
  • Nothing In Common
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Mike Einsele
  • 43-story plunge
  • Clarence Ekstrom
  • Clarence Ekstrom, McHugh Project Manager
  • Chip Zapinski, McHugh project engineer at Marina City
  • Brighton Construction Company
  • David Robert Elliott
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Rahm Emanuel
  • 2011: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Thomas Engblom
  • Loud neighbors with a liquor license
  • Mort Engelberg
  • Welcome to Marina City. Don’t forget where you parked.
  • Harry Epps
  • Seven injured in second accident
  • Ken Ewert
  • Back safe from Vietnam
  • George Fairchild
  • Battle for control of Marina City
  • Clarence Falk
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Harry Falk
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Mary Falk
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Vincent Falk
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Famous Marina City residents
  • Andreas Feininger
  • The world anxiously waits
  • Patricia Ferche
  • Who killed Gloria?
  • Homer Fields
  • 43-story plunge
  • Marilyn Fields
  • 43-story plunge
  • Robert Fields
  • Mickey One
  • Ira Fierstein
  • Marina City News
  • Bob Fila
  • Snapshots of the 1970s
  • Patrick Fitzgerald
  • Shoeboxes full of money
  • Clyde Fitzpatrick
  • $2.5 million buys the lot and railroad tracks
  • Richard Flader
  • “A seedy, crumbling wreck”
  • Residents help down-on-its-luck neighbor
  • A new gateway to Marina City
  • Ellis Levin, Marina Towers condo association part ways
  • James M. Flanagan
  • Dear Mr. Tarkington
  • Bankruptcy case 88-17840
  • “A seedy, crumbling wreck”
  • Residents help down-on-its-luck neighbor
  • A new gateway to Marina City
  • Thomas F. Flannery
  • Banking on Marina City
  • Thomas F. Flannery Jr.
  • Banking on Marina City
  • Irving Florsheim
  • Nancy Goldberg, restaurateur
  • Lillian H. Florsheim
  • Nancy Goldberg, restaurateur
  • Bertrand Goldberg, architect
  • Dr. Martin Flynn
  • Ellis Levin, Marina Towers condo association part ways
  • Mary C. Foley
  • Snapshots of the 1980s
  • Lester Foreman
  • “A seedy, crumbling wreck”
  • Residents help down-on-its-luck neighbor
  • Louis Frascogna
  • Condo board claims ownership of Marina City ‘name and image’
  • Richard Fulghum
  • The arduous six-block journey of Dick’s Last Resort
  • Mary Fully
  • Explosion of The Unbearables
  • Debbie Galbo
  • Rents paid in 1963
  • David Gantt
  • Shoeboxes full of money
  • Condo board claims ownership of Marina City ‘name and image’
  • The arduous six-block journey of Dick’s Last Resort
  • Concrete repair at Marina City: Acrophobics need not apply
  • Marina City condo board battles residents on multiple fronts
  • 2009: A year in the life of Marina City
  • New doorplates tell Marina City residents where they are, on their floor and in the universe
  • Paul Gapp
  • A post-modern mess
  • Warren Garst
  • Marina City News
  • Albert Gaskin
  • Life In The Round
  • Famous Marina City residents
  • Matt Gaudiano
  • Backstage at House of Blues as ‘Marina City’ rocks Marina City
  • James M. Gavin
  • $5 million for two garages
  • Charles Booher Genther
  • 1963 project would have given Marina City serious competition
  • Bob Gibson
  • Bob Gibson’s demons
  • Darrell Gibson
  • House of Blues security scrutinized after ‘horrendous season’
  • Lou Gilbert
  • Marina City stars in its first movie
  • Iker Gil
  • 2011: A year in the life of Marina City
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Jackie Gleason
  • Nothing In Common
  • Al Goers
  • Who built Marina City?
  • Who built Marina City?
  • Joseph Golan
  • Famous Marina City residents
  • Bertrand Goldberg
  • Introduction
  • A blank slate
  • Bertrand Goldberg’s meandering path to Marina City
  • The shape of things to come
  • $2.5 million buys the lot and railroad tracks
  • Paying for Marina City
  • Marina City starts to rise
  • The 16-story fence
  • Topping out
  • Clarence Ekstrom, McHugh Project Manager
  • Mock-ups and models
  • The world anxiously waits
  • Marina City’s theatrical flourish
  • Bertrand Goldberg on the architect, in his own voice
  • Mickey One
  • The end is coming: Marina City goes condo
  • A post-modern mess
  • Meet Ilene F. Goldstein, Marina City’s bankruptcy trustee
  • A new gateway to Marina City
  • Luck starts to change
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Nancy Goldberg, restaurateur
  • Bertrand Goldberg, architect
  • Renaissance
  • Toast of the Towers
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Who built Marina City?
  • Geoffrey Goldberg
  • Groundbreaking
  • WFLD moves on
  • Toast of the Towers
  • Geoffrey Goldberg
  • Nancy Goldberg
  • Topping out
  • Nancy Goldberg, restaurateur
  • Bertrand Goldberg, architect
  • Leonard Goldin
  • $5 million for two garages
  • Charles Goldstein
  • Who killed Gloria?
  • Ilene F. Goldstein
  • Bankruptcy case 88-17840
  • A post-modern mess
  • Meet Ilene F. Goldstein, Marina City’s bankruptcy trustee
  • “A seedy, crumbling wreck”
  • Residents help down-on-its-luck neighbor
  • Luck starts to change
  • Anita Gold
  • Welcome to Marina City. Don’t forget where you parked.
  • David A. Golin
  • Bankruptcy case 88-17840
  • John Goodman
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Daniel Goodstein
  • William Goodstein, first condo association president
  • William Bernard Goodstein
  • William Goodstein, first condo association president
  • Bob Goranson
  • Skating around Marina City
  • Dick Van Gorp
  • First fires, and Marina City sinks its first bridge
  • William Fuller Gregson
  • Banking on Marina City
  • Buddy Guy
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Toni Hafkenscheid
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • William Hamilton
  • Retired Navy diver drowns. Police are suspicious.
  • Louise Hance
  • Moving Day
  • Tom Hanks
  • Nothing In Common
  • T. Gunny Harboe
  • First of two attempts to landmark Marina City
  • R. Kymn Harp
  • Luck starts to change
  • Deborah Harry
  • 2011: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Mark van Hartesvelt
  • Hotel for sale. Garage included.
  • William J. Harte
  • 43-story plunge
  • Richard Hauff
  • Richard Hauff, Marina City resident and a ‘friend of ours’
  • Michael Haugen Jr.
  • Pro bowlers strike at Marina City
  • Warner Hedrick III
  • Loud neighbors with a liquor license
  • Todd Heiser
  • New life for Marina City sofas
  • Brittney Hernandez
  • House of Blues security scrutinized after ‘horrendous season’
  • Chalmer Herold
  • From Marina City
  • William Higgins
  • Seven injured in second accident
  • Kenneth Hildebrand
  • Star map buried
  • P.J. Hoff
  • Closer Look: The Teleview Teller
  • Anthony Holland
  • Marina City stars in its first movie
  • R.S. Holsom
  • Banking on Marina City
  • Ben Honda
  • Marina City strikes deal for bowling alley
  • New use for the skating rink
  • Who built Marina City?
  • Samuel Horowitz
  • Hilton signs on to run the first restaurant
  • Ron Howard
  • 2011: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Thomas Hoyne
  • Marina City entices air travelers and poster collectors
  • Patrick H. Hoy
  • Banking on Marina City
  • Jennifer Hudson
  • 2011: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Paul Huebl
  • Who killed Gloria?
  • Sweaty burglar spills the keys
  • Marina City apartment converted to “weapons bunker”
  • Llewelyn Morris Humphreys
  • Murray The Camel
  • Jim Jablonski
  • Loud neighbors with a liquor license
  • House of Blues security scrutinized after ‘horrendous season’
  • Brian Jackson
  • Flying car sequel
  • Wolfman Jack
  • ‘Downtown at Marina City, it’s 30 degrees at WCFL’
  • Theodore J. Jagiello
  • Who killed Gloria?
  • David Jameson
  • Introduction
  • A blank slate
  • Kevin James
  • 2011: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Steve Jaros
  • Pro bowlers strike at Marina City
  • Jim Jaskowiak
  • Marina City News
  • Glenn Jeffers
  • Hotel for sale. Garage included.
  • James Jeske
  • “A police officer has been shot”
  • Phil Joanou
  • Flying car sequel
  • Brian Johnson
  • Backstage at House of Blues as ‘Marina City’ rocks Marina City
  • Geraldine Johnson
  • Life In The Round
  • Harry Johnson
  • Seven injured in second accident
  • John H. Johnson
  • Banking on Marina City
  • Russell Johnson
  • Tax scandal of 1970
  • Eric E Jones
  • Bogus claim of rap group’s ban from House of Blues
  • Rikki Jones
  • House of Blues security scrutinized after ‘horrendous season’
  • William Jones
  • Another worker falls
  • Hella Jongerius
  • New life for Marina City sofas
  • Judge Jowett
  • A brief history of 300 North State Street
  • Blair Kamin
  • Bertrand Goldberg, architect
  • Myron Kantor
  • Bankruptcy case 88-17840
  • Sue Kauffman
  • Explosion of The Unbearables
  • Philip Kaufman
  • Marina City stars in its first movie
  • Paulette Kavanaugh
  • Skating around Marina City
  • Robert Kelley
  • The world anxiously waits
  • Bernard Kelly
  • Marina City’s first murder
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Groundbreaking
  • Helen Kern
  • Toast of the Towers
  • Gary Kimmel
  • Marina City condo board battles residents on multiple fronts
  • Gary S. Kimmel
  • Shoeboxes full of money
  • Richard M. King
  • Back safe from Vietnam
  • Eleanor Marion Kinzie
  • A brief history of 300 North State Street
  • John Kinzie
  • A brief history of 300 North State Street
  • Wilkes Kirkland
  • Snapshots of the 1980s
  • Chester C. Kirkpatrick
  • Who killed Gloria?
  • Gloria Kirkpatrick
  • Who killed Gloria?
  • Florence Knoll
  • New life for Marina City sofas
  • Mike Kobluk
  • Meet Mike Kobluk: Former Marina City resident and voice of a generation
  • Snapshots of 1967
  • Famous Marina City residents
  • John Kochan
  • Marina City News
  • Nancy Kolos
  • Vincent Falk: A Life In Color
  • Mika Kovuniemi
  • Pro bowlers strike at Marina City
  • Rich Koz
  • WFLD moves on
  • Erik Krueger
  • Whirring on the river: Yacht broker branches out to tiny electric boats
  • Greg Krueger
  • Whirring on the river: Yacht broker branches out to tiny electric boats
  • Martha Kumpula
  • 43-story plunge
  • Wallace Kumpula
  • 43-story plunge
  • Irv Kupcinet
  • Station of Tomorrow
  • Douglas J. Kurtenbach
  • Dear Mr. Tarkington
  • J. Landry
  • Marina City News
  • Jeff Lapin
  • Renaissance
  • Sandra Lapping
  • The arduous six-block journey of Dick’s Last Resort
  • Andreas Larsson
  • 2011: A year in the life of Marina City
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Johnny Lattner
  • The arduous six-block journey of Dick’s Last Resort
  • On the menu in 1978 at Viennese Coffee Shop
  • Theodore K. Lawless
  • Banking on Marina City
  • Bill Lee
  • Who built Marina City?
  • Rolf Lehmann
  • Hilton signs on to run the first restaurant
  • Mike Leiderman
  • WFLD moves on
  • Donna Leonard
  • Condo board claims ownership of Marina City ‘name and image’
  • First of two attempts to landmark Marina City
  • Ellis Levin, Marina Towers condo association part ways
  • John Leonard
  • Marina City News
  • Kenneth S. Leonard
  • Snapshots of 1967
  • Michael Leonard
  • Flying down with the garbage
  • Ellis Levin
  • Residents help down-on-its-luck neighbor
  • Condo board claims ownership of Marina City ‘name and image’
  • Parking disputes lead to $40 million lawsuit
  • Marina City condo board battles residents on multiple fronts
  • Ellis Levin, Marina Towers condo association part ways
  • Roger Levin
  • The 16-story fence
  • Meet Ilene F. Goldstein, Marina City’s bankruptcy trustee
  • A new gateway to Marina City
  • Luck starts to change
  • Steven G. Levin
  • Bankrupt commercial owners forced to sell
  • Yonit Levi
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Larry Levy
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • George Lieberman
  • Snapshots of the 1970s
  • Mort Lieberman
  • Who killed Gloria?
  • Roland L. Lieber
  • A new gateway to Marina City
  • L. Ligurotis
  • Marina City News
  • Carl Liss
  • Explosion of The Unbearables
  • Patrick Lister
  • Condo board claims ownership of Marina City ‘name and image’
  • James Liston
  • 1963 Popular Science article on Marina City
  • Gary Lockwood
  • From Marina City
  • James Logan
  • Explosion of The Unbearables
  • Lawrence J. Lolli
  • “A seedy, crumbling wreck”
  • Joseph Lopez
  • Shoeboxes full of money
  • Kay Loring
  • Hilton signs on to run the first restaurant
  • Larry and Carolyn Lorren
  • Dinner this Evening at Marina City Restaurants
  • Marko Lucht
  • The incredible shrinking marina
  • Larry Lujack
  • ‘Downtown at Marina City, it’s 30 degrees at WCFL’
  • Jacqueline Stanley Lustig
  • Marina City condo board battles residents on multiple fronts
  • Shirley MacLaine
  • The world anxiously waits
  • Hugo Macdonald
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Eric Macey
  • Residents help down-on-its-luck neighbor
  • William Maddux
  • Parking disputes lead to $40 million lawsuit
  • Ellen Madison
  • Marina City stars in its first movie
  • John Magill
  • Tower on top of tower
  • Vivian Maier
  • 2012: A year in the life of Marina City
  • Arthur P. Mandler
  • This Is Marina City
  • Mark Mandler
  • This Is Marina City
  • Phyllis Mandler
  • This Is Marina City
  • Mary Jo Mandula
  • Condo board claims ownership of Marina City ‘name and image’
  • Blanch M. Manning
  • Shoeboxes full of money
  • Michael Marino
  • Skating around Marina City
  • John L. Marks
  • Skating around Marina City
  • Bankruptcy case 88-17840
  • Meet Ilene F. Goldstein, Marina City’s bankruptcy trustee
  • “A seedy, crumbling wreck”
  • A new gateway to Marina City
  • Luck starts to change
  • “We’re going to electrify the city with this”
  • Garry Marshall
  • Nothing In Common
  • Jose Martinez
  • Snapshots of the 1970s
  • Alfra Martini
  • Marina City entices air travelers and poster collectors
  • Ben Martin
  • $5 million for two garages
  • LeRoy Martin
  • Marina City apartment converted to “weapons bunker”
  • Edie Mathers
  • Parking disputes lead to $40 million lawsuit
  • Joseph Mathers
  • Parking disputes lead to $40 million lawsuit
  • Alex Matthews
  • First of two attempts to landmark Marina City
  • Kornel Mayer
  • Happy times, happy people
  • Mario Mazzini
  • Hotel for sale. Garage included.
  • Betty McFarlane
  • The pioneers
  • Barbara McFetridge
  • Who built Marina City?
  • William L. McFetridge
  • Slowing the suburban exodus
  • Planning begins
  • $2.5 million buys the lot and railroad tracks
  • A mixed-use laboratory
  • Paying for Marina City
  • Groundbreaking
  • Topping out
  • Banking on Marina City
  • Star map buried
  • Marina City’s theatrical flourish
  • Battle for control of Marina City
  • The executive board decides
  • Who built Marina City?
  • Artifacts of daily life at Marina City
  • James D. McHugh
  • Clarence Ekstrom, McHugh Project Manager
  • Edward Gray McNally
  • Tortoise Club moves forward, slowly
  • Daniel J. McNamara
  • 43-story plunge
  • Steve McQueen
  • Welcome to Marina City. Don’t forget where you parked.
  • Earl Meech
  • The incredible shrinking marina
  • Artifacts of daily life at Marina City
  • Earl Meech’s medium-format memories of 1960s Marina City
  • Daniel Meyer
  • Shoeboxes full of money
  • Parking disputes lead to $40 million lawsuit
  • Marina City condo board battles residents on multiple fronts
  • Ellis Levin, Marina Towers condo association part ways
  • Frieda Meyer
  • Desperate burglars steal doorknobs
  • Lydia Meyer
  • Marina City’s first murder
  • Vernon A. Meyer
  • Marina City’s first murder
  • Virginia Meyer
  • Marina City’s first murder
  • Ann Miller
  • “Things to see and do at Marina City”
  • Gabriel Thomas Mitchell
  • Marina Towers fall victim suffered from mental illness
  • W.J. Thomas Mitchell
  • Marina Towers fall victim suffered from mental illness
  • Edwin Moats Jr.
  • The arduous six-block journey of Dick’s Last Resort
  • Margaret Montoye
  • Loud neighbors with a liquor license
  • Nick Mooneyham
  • Backstage at House of Blues as ‘Marina City’ rocks Marina City
  • Richard Morask
  • Marina City’s first murder
  • Rich Moskal
  • Time, money issues cut Marina City role in ‘Transformers’ film
  • Arthur Murphy
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