It’s been a while since we checked in on the building that’s supposed to go up at 15 West Illinois Street, replacing a surface parking lot. Back in... Read More
The Habitat Tower (360 West Hubbard Street) is starting to rise in River North. The tower portion is about 30 feet high, and it gives you a pretty good sense of how... Read More
The latest plan for turning Wolf Point from an underutilized nub of River North into a skyscraper showcase was unveiled this afternoon (May 29, 2012) to an audience of... Read More
Twenty-four hours ago, we thought we’d be writing about the latest on 435 North Park Drive, the new mixed use hotel-on-the-bottom, apartments-on-top skyscraper... Read More
Earlier this week we told you about plans finally moving forward for Trio Park (702 West Wayman Street). Now we hear there are expansion plans afoot for one of... Read More
After a business lunch at Steve’s Deli on Hubbard Street recently, we shot a couple of pictures of the hole in the ground that will soon become The Habitat Tower... Read More
We have a new building in our NFP series. NFP stands for New Favorite Photo, and this is our new favorite photo of the Trump International Hotel and Tower (401 North... Read More
We have a new building in our NFP series. NFP stands for New Favorite Photo, and this is our new favorite photo of River Plaza (405 North Wabash Avenue).
If you like... Read More
Chicago’s version of New York’s High Line Park is going to be a reality. Exelon, CNA, and Boeing have donated $7 million to make the linear park known as... Read More
We have a new building in our NFP series. NFP stands for New Favorite Photo, and this is our new favorite photo of the Chicago River.
If you like it too, click here... Read More
Another Chicago food desert is going to be watered. After months (years?) of struggling, Pete’s Fresh is going to break ground on a new grocery store at... Read More
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the historic London Guarantee Building (360 North Michigan Avenue) may become a hotel. A similar plan was floated in 2004.
The same... Read More
Last week we mentioned briefly that construction was going to begin on the Habitat Tower (360 West Hubbard Street) in the next few weeks. That got us plenty of e-mail... Read More
The Art Institute of Chicago has installed a giant fake moon to cast a glow over Millennium Park this winter. All of you Loop-bound amateur astronomers who used to... Read More
A CTA Brown Line train glimmers in the fading sunlight as it crosses the Chicago... Read More