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...

Status Update: HoJo is Gone; Make Way for the HoJo Tower

The future of River North is well and truly upon us, as the half-block of land at 720 North LaSalle is ready to receive its bounty: The HoJo...

Sexton Residents Wail About New View-Killing Tower; Former Alderman Stuns by Taking the Blame

If you thought Onni Group, the Vancouver based developer, was done after recently announcing redevelopment plans for Atrium Village, think again....

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