Skip Horween holds a chrome tanned side.Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Inside The Last Chicago Tannery, Bucktown’s Horween Leather Co.

Developers coveting the land call every week, but Horween proudly remains along a prime stretch of Chicago Riverfront, making leather for NFL footballs and much more.

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After More Than A Century, Independence Library Gets A Home Of Its Own

Officials are set to officially open the Irving Park branch at at 4022 N. Elston Ave. Tuesday.