Wabash Avenue Gets a 12-Step Plan to Recovery

It’s no secret that Wabash Avenue in the Loop needs help. It is a dark, loud, imposing, and occasionally menacing streak running through the...

Status Update: Hyatt Centric in The Loop

The transformation of the fairly anonymous office building at 100 West Monroe Street into Chicago’s first Hyatt Centric hotel is progressing...

AIA Chicago’s Newest Fellow Succeeds By Thinking Green

When Nathan Kipnis was six years old, like most of his friends, he rushed home from school to watch Bozo’s Circus on WGN-TV. It probably wasn’t...

A Doggone Good Outcome For Maggie Daley Park’s Unpopular Canine Ban

There were no TV crews at the Grant Park Advisory Council & Conservancy meeting on Thursday night. Not like a month ago when the agenda included...

Status Update: Downtown’s Riverwalk River Theater

If Chicago construction workers are tough enough to work 50 stories up on an unfinished skyscraper in the middle of winter, then working down amid...

Slice of Life: Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral

Stroll down Leavitt Street in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village neighborhood and you will find Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral (1121 North Leavitt...

Status Update: Nibbling Away at Chicago’s Loop Indigo

The former Atlantic Bank building at 168 North Michigan Avenue looks like it’s been gnawed on by angry terra cotta beavers. And unfortunately,...

Status Update: Optima II

Foundation work continues on the second tower in the miniature downtown development known as Optima Chicago Center. The first tower, a 42-story...

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