Real Estate Developer. His company Arthur Rubloff & Company became one of the most prominent real estate developers in the city of Chicago and the United States. His redevelopment of the North Loop area was subsequently referred to as the Magnificent Mile, a term he took credit for coining. A prominent philanthropist, he donated generously to the University of Chicago as well as the Art Institute of Chicago. At the time of his death he was survived by his wife Mary Hilam Taylor and his stepdaughter broadcast journalist Felicia Taylor.