New River North Residential Tower is a Headscratcher

Have we mentioned that the River North real estate market is hot?  How hot, you ask?  Red hot, like the back of your thighs squeaking down a shiny...

Chicago’s Hotel Biz is a Gas Gas Gas

Who doesn’t love checking into a hotel?  A chance to throw the used towels on the floor with abandon while you rest, recharge, and refuel....

215 West Lake Tower Won’t Intrude on Monk’s

Beloved neighborhood tavern Monk’s Pub won’t see a wrecking ball anytime soon.  In a telephone call with developer Mike Moceri, he...

Fulton-Randolph Market Area Is Now An Official Landmark District

The City of Chicago this week made it official: 142 properties in the Fulton-Randolph Market District now have landmark status. For years, this chunk...

Streeterville Skyscraper Goes Supermodel: Taller, Thinner

The new residential tower planned for 465 North Park Drive in Streeterville has been revised. It is now slightly thinner than before, and 535 feet...

Tying up the Loose Ends at Maggie Daley Park

  The lakeside park that started with a bang of controversy is wrapping up with the whimper of compromise as the Chicago Park District ties up...

Viceroy, SLS Both Promising Chicago Hotels by 2017

  People who talk big are sometimes told to “put it in writing.”  Well, two hotel chains have done that, and they’re both...

Wabash Art Gets The Green Light — and Blue and Orange and Yellow…

The ambitious and inspirational art project that seeks to line the underside of the CTA L tracks on Wabash Avenue with multi-colored lights is going...

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  • Proposed Oak Park Residential Tower Gets Animated

  • Chicago Architecture Biennial Goes All Video

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

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

  • Number Nine Caught on Video