desktop...

Overcast
34°FOvercastFull Forecast

House of blues to become museum?

Published: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

CHICAGO – The house that once belonged to legendary blues musician Muddy Waters is one step closer to becoming the tribute fans have long envisioned.

A prospective owner who hopes to turn the home into a museum is expected to close on the property today, said Chicago attorney Erik Miles, who represents the owner, Chandra Cooper. Miles declined to disclose the buyer’s identity.

Only a year ago, many feared the house might be torn down, after building inspectors found “dangerous” conditions.

–MCT News Service

———

©2014 Chicago Tribune

Visit the Chicago Tribune at www.chicagotribune.com

Distributed by MCT Information Services

—————

ARCHIVE PHOTOS on MCT Direct (from MCT Photo Service, 202-383-6099):

MUDDYWATERS-HOUSE

_____

Topics: t000002409,t000190166,t000002424,t000040659

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
 

National video



Reader Poll

When was the last time you visited someone in a nursing home?
Within the past week
Within the past month
Within the past year
Longer ago than a year
Never