The American agave plant at the Garfield Park Conservatory in February. Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

38-Foot-Tall Agave Plant Begins Death Blossom At Garfield Park Conservatory After More Than 50 Years

PHOTOS: The American agave, nicknamed Maya, blooms only once before it dies. And that's happening right now.

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New York City Calls Off Construction, But Pritzker Says That’s Unlikely In Illinois

“We can shelter in place for awhile but we need to know when this ends," a Chicago subcontractor said.

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500 Beds Delivered To McCormick Place As National Guard, Army Corps Build Coronavirus Hospital Inside

There have now been 73 deaths and 5,057 confirmed positive cases in Illinois.