One of our Loop Spies sent in new photos of the construction progress at 73 East Lake Street. The building’s slender tower is really climbing quickly these days... Read More
Something is finally happening at the site of what will some day become the Virgin Hotel Chicago (203 North Wabash Avenue).
It’s been a year and a half since it... Read More
The West Loop is home to a wide array of architectural styles, and they aren’t only evident in buildings. The two CTA elevated stations separated by one mile on... Read More
Remember the Mandarin Oriental Tower Chicago? The 74-story luxury hotel designed by SCB that was going to fill in the last vacant lot in the Illinois... Read More
The new residential tower embracing the MDA City Apartments in The Loop is growing quickly.
It was just two months ago that the ceremonial groundbreaking took place... Read More
Construction of the Loop’s newest residential tower is officially underway.
Work on 73 East Lake Street (formerly The Summit on the Lake) has actually been... Read More
Bloomberg News is quoting Alderman Fioretti as saying that an Apple Store could be the first retail tenant in the South Loop’s Roosevelt Collection (1127 South... Read More
The Great Chicago Fire erased many landmarks from the face of the Earth. One so thoroughly that even the venerable Encyclopedia of Chicago has nothing on it.
Old Saint... Read More
The second-highest-profile* skyscraper to hit Chicago since Donald Trump planted his flag here seven years ago is about to get started.
The developers of River Point... Read More
It’s just oh-so-tempting. There’s a block right off busy North Michigan Avenue that is chock full of wide-open primo parking spaces. But it’s... Read More
For the first time in 14 years, an office tower is going up in Chicago without already having a raft of tenants lined up.
Crain’s Chicago Business reports that... Read More
A tug boat pilot chats with a construction worker on a barge one recent sunny day. They were both floating under the Lake Street Bridge during its... Read More
It’s a scene you’ve seen a thousand times. But somehow there’s something about the sight of a train crossing a bridge over a road over a river over... Read More
The garage portion of 201 North Wells is done as the shiny new skyscraper begins climbing above its neighboring building. This is easily one of the noisiest... Read More
The vacant storefront on Michigan Avenue at Lake Street is going to be a little less vacant. When National Community Bank moved out earlier this year, it created... Read More