And Soon, No Eating And No Talking!

Chicago’s lakefront Millennium Park has drawn plenty of raves from art critics and other journalists since opening a few years back. But some in Chicago have begun to notice some strangely un-parklike (and downright unfriendly) rules in place amid the statuary. For instance, who’s ever heard of a park where playing catch is banned? More to the point, what’s the purpose of having a huge public park that thinks it’s a museum?