Status Update: Welcome to the Hotel Atari

  The Hilton Garden Inn at 66 East Wacker Place has reached its maximum height, and right now the facade is being buttoned up.  In the minds of...

Status Update: Snow, Sleet Can’t Stop Skyscrapers

While the entire Chicagoland transportation system collapsed under the weight of three inches of snow on Monday, construction workers kept banging...

No. 9 Walton Just Got Real [updated]

Yesterday we told you about No. 9 Walton (9 West Walton Street), the thumbnail sketch of a luxury skyscraper planned for Chicago’s Gold Coast....

Another Skyscraper Floated for Chicago’s Gold Coast

The construction of 4 East Elm Street happening right now is something of a watershed moment for the Gold Coast. Before that tower, it had been half...

Status Update: The Pickup Artist working State and Elm

If you like to go people-watching at Viagra Triangle, once the weather warms up, you’ll have something else besides beautiful people and...

JeffJack Nearly Ready To Take Off The Wraps And Welcome Tenants

Construction worker-bees are painting, polishing, and burnishing the West Loop’s newest amenity-laden rental development. JeffJack Apartments, at...

Proto-Legos and Frank Lloyd Wright

My guess is that you didn’t know that there’s a link between a primitive form of Legos and famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Well,...

Like Trains? You’ll Love Chicago’s Newest Skyscraper [updated]

Another new residential tower is coming to River North and this one has an interesting, albeit noisy, view. 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly sent...

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