Plans for a massive 5.2 million-square-foot renovation and restoration of the empty Post Office at Canal and Van Buren, and accompanying new West Loop development are... Read More
Northwestern University’s latest beige block continues to grow in the middle of Streeterville.
When completed, the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Outpatient... Read More
The Optima Chicago Center (200 East Illinois Street) is gaining height and prominence in the Streeterville skyline. Now that it’s climbed significantly past... Read More
It looks like Loyola University’s big new project for the Gold Coast will make the transition from paper to real life. The Chicago Plan Commission has given its... Read More
The Fairmont Chicago (200 North Columbus Drive ) is a nice enough hotel. But let’s face it — the outside is unremarkable. It is a beige-ish stone... Read More
Recently we received an e-mail from a teacher who was looking for information about all of the cool stones embedded in the facade of the Tribune Tower (435 North... Read More
The new Loews Hotel going up at 435 North Park Drive now has a tower crane — a significant step towards its climb to 53 stories and 635 feet.
We took the photo... Read More
It is one of those buildings that the unsuspecting might pass right by, its unflashy brown façade and comparatively modest scale giving no overt clues to its... Read More
An overflow crowd of more than one hundred people, most of them West Loop residents, met last night (February 26th) to learn about the latest plans for Phase II of The... Read More
Loyola University is talking more about its plans for the corner of State and Chestnut in the Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood.
We first told you about the... Read More
If there’s a race to be the first new residential building to open each year in Chicago, then K2 just won it.
The Fifield/Wood Partners project at 365 North... Read More
They have a face only a mother could love. They aren’t much on conversation. And if they could talk, you have to figure their personality would be on the sour... Read More
AMLI’s new residential tower is muscling its way into the Chicago skyline. Even though River North is a typically crowded portion of downtown Chicago, the... Read More
The former Prentice Womens’ Hospital (320 East Huron Street) sits and waits. A building that brought thousands of lives into this world exists in limbo in a... Read More
As you heard here first (if you’re on our Twitter and Facebook feeds), Wolf Point is a virtual “go.”
There are still some procedural hurdles and a... Read More