Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge must have been quite controversial when it first opened in the mid-1950s. From the moment protagonist Eddie Carbone comes on stage, his sexual attraction to his 18-year-old niece is so obvious it's creepy. Eddie's clearly consumed with a smoldering passion he refuses to recognize or understand. He hides his desires even from himself.
When 1326 William St. in River Forest came on the market in 2004, its listing sheet urged potential buyers to "bring decorating ideas." Enticed by the home's old world facade and hooked by its rock solid construction, home builder Jane Levy soon found herself parked in the driveway with truckloads of them.
All aspects of a new 150,000-square-foot public works facility on South Boulevard will cost approximately $30 million and will be funded mostly by two bond sales over the next two years, village staff told the board last week.