Status Update: The Rising RIC

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s new Ability Institute skyscraper at 630 North McClurg Court (formerly 355 East Erie Street) is...

What’s Going On With the Division Street Bridges?

In July 2014, the Chicago Department of Transportation undertook an emergency $6 million project to replace the 111-year-old East Division Street...

Two More Riverwalk “Rooms” Open to the Public

Two main sections of the Chicago Riverwalk opened to the public over the Memorial Day weekend.  Just before 1:00pm, the barriers were removed on two...

Oh No! Po’ RiNo HoJo No Mo’

If you wanted to get one last glimpse of Chicago’s downtown Howard Johnson’s motel before it was demolished, well you’re too late....

IIT Goes High Tech With The Latest In Sun Shading For New Innovation Center

When Illinois Institute of Technology began planning its new innovation center, John Ronan, the project’s architect, came to one early...

Architecture and Art Come Together in Millennium Park

It’s already been built, but that doesn’t seem to matter.  Yesterday the Chicago Plan Commission approved the construction of a...

Saint Dominic’s Doesn’t Have a Prayer, Will Be Demolished for Condos

It’s official.  Saint Dominic’s Church is going condo. The church at 357 West Locust Street served the gritty heart of a gritty Chicago...

One Corner of Viagra Triangle to Get Clipped

A familiar Gold Coast corner is getting a makeover.  If you subscribe to our Facebook or Twitter feeds (hint, hint) then you were among the first to...

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