For many young Chicagoans, Richard M. Daley is the only mayor they have ever known. In office since 1989, only his father, Richard J. Daley, has held the mayoral office in Chicago longer. And like his father, Daley has been best known for boisterous change, not waiting for mass approval of many of his controversial decisions. Who else but a Daley would secretly bulldoze the runways of an airport he wanted closed in the middle of the night? But while often brash, arguably, Richard M. Daley got things done in his city. Read More Here.
December 20, 2010 10:15 AM
CHICAGO (CBS) – Mayor Richard M. Daley is the subject of many accolades and assessments as he prepares to leave office, and now, he can count an art gallery show among the tributes.
“The Daley Show,” now at the Chicago Urban Art Society in the Pilsen neighborhood, commemorates Mayor Daley in what organizers call his “role as the preeminent political figure in Chicago during the past two decades, and his undeniable importance in shaping the future of the city.” READ MORE HERE.