Chicago Neverbuilt: The Oriental Near Lakeshore East

Not all vacant lots in Chicago are the same. Sure, they all have weeds. Most have the crushed bricks of architectural dreams past. And a few have the...

Wrigleyville’s Embattled Boutique Bunkhouse Bounces Back as Hipster Hotel

3469 North Clark Street is the location of a proposed small boutique hotel that’s brought the Wrigleyville neighborhood lots of drama. Money...

833 North Clark Tops Out, Gets a New Name: Aurélien

The impending decoupling of Great Britain from the floundering European Union has apparently had zero impact on Lincoln Property Company and Ryan...

Crane Pops Up at DePaul University

DePaul University’s new School of Music building has been under construction since last November.  But just recently, the work went into boss...

Diagrams and Details: New Congress Theater Rehab Plan Includes Hotel, Residential High Rise

Chicago loves the Congress Theater.  Even though life at 2136 North Milwaukee Avenue has been full of ups and downs, and mostly “downs”...

New 20-Story Hotel Proposed for Fulton Market Area

That sizzle you hear drifting across West Town isn’t flame broiled goodness being charred on the roof deck of some hipster dot-com...

Purple Walls and Pilings: Northwestern’s Biomedical Center Gets Down

Construction crews are getting down… into the funky funky stuff that passes for dirt in Streeterville as they lay the groundwork for...

Sun-Times Printing Plant Now Chicago’s Newest Tech Hub

It was way back in 2009 that we wrote our first article about Chicago’s “other” riverwalk — Canalport Park, wedged between the...

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