The Roof… The Roof… The Roof is a Park

The British School of Chicago’s new South Loop campus is rapidly approaching completion.  For the most part, the exterior work is done and...

Build an 82-Story Building in Chicago by 2017? Good Luck With That

Chicago real estate developers are a tight-lipped group.  With just a few exceptions, they don’t like talking about their projects, sometimes...

Throwback Thursday: A Tiny Sip of the Past

When you’ve been publishing a blog as long as we have, you end up with one heck of a photograph archive. Fortunately, the interwebs gave us...

Wayback Wednesday: Fly Through the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair

The 1893 World Columbian Exposition is one of those defining events in the history of Chicago that people can’t get enough of.  It turns out,...

Number Nine Caught on Video

  These days it’s not enough to have a slick brochure or strategically-placed billboards or windows covered with beautiful architecture...

Navy Pier Ferris Wheel to be Replaced with Bigger, More Modern Version

Navy Pier’s Ferris wheel is such a part of the city’s visual identity that it’s hard to believe it’s only been there since...

Moody Sees the Wisdom of Near North Senior Housing

  The Moody Bible Institute, the largest college in Chicago’s Near North neighborhood and the broadcaster of some of the best Christmas...

Optima II Finally Ready to Start Construction

Some new skyscrapers seem to be on a juggernaut — they go from notion to city hall to finished faster than a reality TV wedding. But other...

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  • The Roof… The Roof… The Roof is a Park

  • Wayback Wednesday: Fly Through the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair

  • Number Nine Caught on Video

  • How Bad Is Chicagoland’s Transportation System?

  • North Shore Gets a New, Modern, Eco-Sensitive Beach Experience on Lake Michigan