Thanks For Nothing: Parking Lot Preservation Prevails, Lucas’ Lady Lashes Luddites

The proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is another step toward leaving Chicago behind. In a strongly-worded statement today, Mellody Hobson, the...

Lucas Museum Lawsuit Paused, But is it Too Little Too Late?

This morning, the activist group Friends of the Parks put out a statement telling the world that it has stayed its lawsuit opposing the...

Lakeview Homes of Chicago’s Former Elite to be Landmarked

A group of unassuming dark brick townhomes in the Park West neighborhood are in line to become the city’s next landmarks. The diminutive...

New Zoning Rules Give a Historic Chicago Bathhouse Another Second Chance

A derelict piece of Chicago’s architectural and social heritage is getting a second chance.  Again.  The Simon Baruch Bathhouse, tucked away...

Mayor Promises Billion-Dollar Wanda Vista Tower Coming Very Soon

The most anticipated skyscraper in Chicago, since the ill-fated Fordham Spire failed to achieve orbit, is about to take off.  Or so promises Mayor...

The Wait is Over — Old Saint Pat’s Tower Going Up on Spec

It’s been four years since the city gave its blessing to White Oak Realty Partners and CA Ventures to start construction on 625 West Adams...

Hotel Planned for Oriental Theater Building Has a Name

We told you last December that developer John Murphy teamed up with Choice Hotels and Suites to convert the tower portion of the Oriental Theater...

New Ferris Wheel in Place, Hotel is Next for Navy Pier

Every few years the phrase “Navy Pier Hotel” pops up in the news. It comes as regularly as the springtime whiting of Lake Michigan, or...

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