Surprising Stuff The Yerkes Observatory is in trouble again. When the Yerkes people came to town,...Read More
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What happened? Here is the joint statement released on Tuesday of last week:
“The University of Chicago and the Yerkes Future Foundation (YFF) are pleased to announce an agreement in principle for the transfer of ownership of Yerkes Observatory and related property located in Williams Bay, Wisconsin to the Yerkes Future Foundation. Over the next several months, both organizations will be working closely on all aspects of the proposed transfer.
HILLMOOR, RIVIERA, AND THE YERKES OBSERVATORY
What do these wonderful Geneva Lake edifices have in common, and how is it that they seem mired in the same kind of frozen bureaucratic miasma and mess of serious, secret and never-ending decision-making that might make most socialistic cultures, even compared to those of Geneva Lake’s small size, seem pure and wonderfully efficient?