New Greektown Tower Puts the O in Opa!

Move over simit, the next big round thing to hit Chicago’s Greektown neighborhood is about to sprout on the corner of Madison and Halsted. 727...

Very First Indication That the Holy Name Tower is On Its Way

We’ve been waiting for years for Holy Name Parish to do something tall and skyscraper-like with the surface parking lot it maintains across the...

Here’s a Building Permit You Don’t See in Chicago Very Often

The newest million-dollar project to get the stamp of approval from Chicago City Hall isn’t a two-flat walk-up in Wrigleyville, or a condo...

West Town Hotel Proposal Goes Under the Microscope

People who live in West Town will get a chance to sound off on a plan to build a 19-story hotel across the street from McDonald’s new corporate...

South Loop’s Newest Hotel Gets The Green

The newest hotel project to plant roots in Chicago’s South Loop has been given the green light to go full-throttle. 1101 South Wabash Avenue...

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...

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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