Ron Yates' Blog

Elegy to Tribune Tower, an Archaic Newsroom, and a City Editor “Extraordinaire”

June 16, 2018

Last week, the Chicago Tribune moved or should I say, vacated, the iconic Gothic landmark at 435 N. Michigan Avenue, known since 1925 as “Tribune Tower.”

I am one of an ever-dwindling cadre of former Chicago Tribune reporters, photographers, and editors who actually toiled in the “old” Tribune newsroom. I joined the paper in 1969 right out (more…)