Chicago’s Vista Tower Loses Its 83rd Floor So People Won’t be “Afraid for Their Safety”

It’s not uncommon for a major construction project to change after it’s already started.  Look at Wolf Point West, which had its 43rd...

Lincoln Common Getting Drilled, Losing Retail

No one ever said that construction was a quiet trade.  And having spent too many years living next door to Chicago skyscrapers being constructed, I...

River North’s Newest Public Park Opens at Exhibit on Superior

As downtown Chicago ads more and more residents, the ratio of people to greenspace grows increasingly lopsided.  That’s part of the reason so...

Paw Prints and Crane Bits Signal Serious Work at Wolf Point East

Construction crews are wasting no time turning a dusty patch of River North into downtown Chicago’s newest enclave-in-the-sky. Bulldozers...

Developers Detail Big Big Big Plans for Lakeshore East

After weeks of anticipation, skyscraper nerds, architecture enthusiasts, and the just plain curious got the information they’ve been craving...

Public-Private Partnership Shaping Up at 1328 West Taylor

We’re learning more about the various public-private partnerships that City of Chicago agencies are putting together in order to bring private...

Essex on the Park Ready to Take Off

The latest skyscraper to change Chicago’s skyline has been given permission to take off. Essex on the Park (808 South Michigan Avenue) has...

465 North Park Starting to Show Her Curves

There is a point in the construction of every skyscraper where it goes from amorphous chaos of dirt and rebar and transforms into something...

Recent Video

A Short Tour of Chicagoland’s Ultimate Kitchen
New Video Shows Off Wolf Point West
Crane Video Shows Progress on United Center Expansion Project
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  • A Short Tour of Chicagoland’s Ultimate Kitchen

  • New Video Shows Off Wolf Point West

  • Crane Video Shows Progress on United Center Expansion Project

  • More Details on What to Expect From One Bennett Park

  • Chicago Artist Does an Architecture and Video Game Mashup