8 Unrealized Buildings That Could've Transformed American Cities

For every existent building in your city, there are a dozen that never came to be. Some plans were abandoned for good reasons (see: LA's 5,000-foot skyscraper), others were abandoned because of legal and financial quandaries. Either way, these forgotten drawings show us what we could've had. » 8/26/13 6:24pm 8/26/13 6:24pm

A map of Chicago's phantom signs for vanished businesses

Nicole Donohoe of Chicago's School of the Art Institute has created an interactive neighborhood map where you can search for the city's "ghost signs," or ancient advertisements for goods and services that may not exist anymore. You can also check out her links for more pages about ghost signs that might be in your neck… » 2/20/11 10:30am 2/20/11 10:30am