We don’t cover Wrigley Field (1080 West Addison Street) renovations often enough on this blog. The main reason is that anything involving the ballpark is so... Read More
The old Russian and Turkish Bath House on Diversey is being renovated. The Chicago Sun-Times reports it will be called Chicago Bath House, and have an adjacent... Read More
The Gage Group (18 South Michigan Avenue) is a set of three office buildings designed by Holabird & Roche and Louis Sullivan in 1900 in the heart... Read More
The Randolph Tower (188 West Randolph Street) has been under some form of renovation or another since before I moved to Chicago in 2003. When will it be done?... Read More
For the last few months, this former bank location in the Loop has been hidden behind scaffolding. Now 202 South State Street has emerged from its cocoon, and the... Read More
While just about every Chicago news organization carried the news yesterday of the plan to make the Sears Tower more environmentally responsible, most of the coverage... Read More
Thanks to Chicago Architecture Blog reader and Chicago Architecture Info Facebook fan Jim Mitch for letting us know about a glaring error in one of our earlier posts,... Read More
You can call it the Park Monroe all you want, but to us it’s still Mid-Continental Plaza . The conversion of the upper stories of this office building... Read More
It was a slow and tedious process, but the top of Six North Michigan Avenue is finally complete.
It’s been shrouded in tarps and scaffolding since at least 2003,... Read More
Yet another Near North Side flophouse is becoming respectable again.
The old Hotel Wacker at 111 West Huron Street is becoming the Hotel Felix . Wacker was a... Read More
We didn’t mention it here, so in case you missed it: the mall portion of Chicago Place is being turned into offices .
Saks will stay, and the former... Read More
I wouldn’t believe it if I didn’t see it, but we have photographic proof that something is actually happening at Chicago Place.
For those of you who... Read More
Everyone knows gas is expensive. And diesel is more. But the people running the Diesel store on Rush Street should ask for their money back.
After being... Read More