The massive Lakeside Center East Building could offer a blank slate for the Obama Presidential Library.
The project would leave the Clark Street facade and demolish the theater within for retail space.
The former bank was built during a "golden age" of bank architecture in the 1920s.
Preservationists say "dreamy ideas" could restore the historic buildings.
Sunday attendance nearly doubled over last week, but the church says steeple debt could reach $100,000.
A former discount department store will soon turn into affordable housing for elderly.
A committee has formed to convince the city to name a section of Elston Avenue for the famed writer.
Site plans showed restaurants, retail, big box stores and parking at 35th and Ashland.
Former Avondale nightclub hosted the top acts from Poland for years following World War II.
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