Jim Thompson's Preservation Legacy
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Chicago Magazine caught up with former Illinois Governer Jim R. Thompson to get his opinion on the recent big ticket expenditures for the state capitol building's $50 million renovation of the Capitol’s west wing. Most pols are running away from the expenses, but Jim remembers when overseeing the purchase of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Susan Lawrence Dana House in Springfield was criticized. Now it's a state treasure and generates tourism dollars. Read more here. Image...
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