Chicago Gets a New Downtown Spire

The Chicago Spire is like the big mole on Aunt Margie’s chin with the hair growing out of it: Everyone knows all about it, but nobody will talk...

Fifty Floors and Still Rising at One Bennett Park

One of our favorite construction projects of 2017 has reached a milestone.  Construction at One Bennett Park, the condos-over-apartments stack at...

Downtown Chicago Apple Flagship To Open October 20

The opening of the new Steve Jobs theater at Apple Park in Cupertino, California wasn’t the only architecture news of note today. During...

8 East Huron Ready to Sign on the Dotted Line

If you’re looking for luxury digs near Holy Name Cathedral, but don’t feel like spending $70 million to combine the top four floors...

Chicago Kids Asked to Design Neighborhood Micro-Libraries

Registration recently opened for a design competition for Chicago high school students interested in architecture.  Students are asked to come up...

Landmarks to Consider Johnson Publishing Building Residential Conversion

At its regular monthly meeting tomorrow, a committee of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks will consider a request to allow the conversion of the...

Construction Crews Pounding Sand at Wolf Point East

Word on the street is that living near Wolf Point has gone from the dirge of caisson drilling to the relentless pounding of sheet piling being...

Bell Rings For New South Loop Elementary School

For years, Chicago’s downtown parents have lobbied for more schools in the heart of the city.  And the recent influx of hipsters,...

Recent Video

A Short Tour of Chicagoland’s Ultimate Kitchen
New Video Shows Off Wolf Point West
Crane Video Shows Progress on United Center Expansion Project
More Details on What to Expect From One Bennett Park
Chicago Artist Does an Architecture and Video Game Mashup
  • A Short Tour of Chicagoland’s Ultimate Kitchen

  • New Video Shows Off Wolf Point West

  • Crane Video Shows Progress on United Center Expansion Project

  • More Details on What to Expect From One Bennett Park

  • Chicago Artist Does an Architecture and Video Game Mashup