West Loop’s Newest Tower Is Old Saint Pat’s

The West Loop skyscraper formerly known as the Old Saint Pat’s Tower is officially done, according to Gold Coast architecture firm SCB. Today it is...

Chicago Exports: Goettsch Completes the Grand Hyatt Bogotá

Today we continue a series of reports we call “Chicago Exports.” So much of the world’s great architecture is designed right here in...

Another River North Condo Block Tops Out/Off

There will soon be 38 more options for people who want to live in River North.  That’s the number of condominiums that will be available soon...

Completing Wolf Point: Salesforce Tower Chicago and Its Semi-Public Observation Floor

The Salesforce Tower is the most skyline-defining building to land in San Francisco since SCB’s One Rincon Hill.  Now Chicago is getting a...

Up High in the South Loop: NEMA Towers Over All

In 29 days, Santa comes to town, and the fat old elf will have a few more obstacles to navigate his sleigh around. Among them is NEMA Chicago, the...

What We’re Thankful For: Chicago Skylines

On this day when we remember that for which we are thankful, let us remember the architects, urban planners, developers, construction workers,...

HPA Named AIA Chicago’s 2018 Firm of the Year

There are so many architecture awards bestowed every week from organizations large and small that we don’t normally report on awards.  But,...

A Bronzeville Civil Rights Landmark on the Road to Renovation

A historic South Side church has been selected for a renovation grant. Bright Star Church was one of 178 organizations that applied for funding from...

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