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Another Skyscraper Barges In Along the Chicago River

Amid construction barges and politicians in hardhats, yesterday downtown Chicago got to see its second skyscraper groundbreaking in as many...

Project Showcase: 747 North Clark: The Modern Midrise [u]

Unless you watch House Hunters on HGTV, Chicago’s midrise residential buildings don’t get a lot of love.  The internet is full of people...

Status Update: With 200 North Michigan Erased, Time for Act II

200 North Michigan Avenue has been erased.  These photos from Loop Spy Daniel show the demolition of the former six-story commercial building is...

Status Update: Big Places in Tiny Spaces

Construction crews continue working at 66 East Wacker Place, trying to jam a 26-story Hilton Garden Inn into a space only slightly larger than a...

Kimpton Goes All Loopy Again

Rapidly-expanding San Francisco hotel chain Kimpton is once again active in Chicago’s Loop. Loop Spy Ryan sent in this photograph of work...

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Slice of Life: Skyscrapers and Clouds
Dagobah on the Lake: Chicago Is The Droid George Lucas Was Looking For
The Division Street Bridge: See it While You Can
British Dig In Behind Roosevelt in the South Loop
University of Chicago Breaks Ground on Studio Gang Dorm
  • Slice of Life: Skyscrapers and Clouds

  • Dagobah on the Lake: Chicago Is The Droid George Lucas Was Looking For

  • The Division Street Bridge: See it While You Can

  • British Dig In Behind Roosevelt in the South Loop

  • University of Chicago Breaks Ground on Studio Gang Dorm