The Colorful World of Chicago’s Century of Progress

  We’ve all seen pictures and movies of the 1933-34 Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago.  From WTTW to the Museum of...

Frozen Chicago From Above

Thanks to Spy Tim for dropping a link in our Tip Line to this video by Soaring Badger Productions taken by one of those toy quadcopters....

Looking Ahead With Habitat President Matt Fiascone

It’s been about 16 months since we checked in with The Habitat Company to see what’s going on with the River North developer.  The big...

Get Your Funk On: Skyscraper Finally Coming to 130 North Franklin

It’s been a little over a decade since the address known as 130 North Franklin was turned into a surface parking lot.  Now it looks like that...

Lake and Aberdeen Coming to Lake and Aberdeen

As more and more people eager to live in downtown Chicago, or near downtown Chicago, or within transit distance of downtown Chicago, rush toward...

Celebrity Hotel a Step Closer to Landing in Downtown Chicago

After almost a year of talk, Nobu Hotel, the miniature hotel chain backed by Robert De Niro and Japanese celebrity chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa is...

Argyle Starts its Transformation Into a Shared Street

  When does a community meeting not feel like a community meeting? When the decisions are already made. That was the case last Thursday at...

Tuesday Trivia: MST3K Edition

Question: Which Chicago skyscraper was called “The Empire State Building on Nutrisystem?” Click to see the...

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