Chicago’s Biggest Architecture Firms to Merge, Move to New York

In a $3.12 billion business deal, Chicago’s biggest architecture firms have agreed to merge into a single partnership, then move the newly...

Hotel Tower Planned For 150 East Ontario. Again.

If at first, or second, or third, or fourth you don’t succeed, try try again.  That seems to be the motto of the lonely loam at 150 East...

Another Piece of Chicago Architecture History Goes From Dust to Dust

Easter is a time to celebrate miracles.  But unless The Big Guy, Himself decides to go all Lazarus on 1319 South Ashland Avenue, Saint...

First Phase of New Affordable Housing Complex Now Open

A small victory has been scored for affordable housing in Chicago.  A few days ago there was a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Harrison Row...

Enormous South Loop Project Gets Pro Forma Pushback From City

On the surface, real estate development looks like a runaway rocket sled to the moon.  In reality, it’s more like an awkward fifth-grade...

Shoptalk: Fulton Market Architecture Firm Moving to The Loop

If you’ve got some cardboard boxes you don’t need, send them over to Fulton Market.  That’s where the boffins who brought us such...

Lake View’s Newest Apartment Building Tops Off

People looking for a place to live in Lake View are getting another choice.  Optima, the nameplate behind residential developments from...

Cabs Move For South Loop-Area E-sports Arena

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about plans for a new e-sports arena just off State Street near McCormick Place. Now our tip line has scored with...

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