The Plymouth Building: Printers Row’s Newest Landmark

Chicago’s Printers Row neighborhood is a walk-though gallery of great architecture.  Even the ugly buildings have pretty details.  And the...

You Can Reshape the Clybourn Industrial Corridor Without Getting Off Your Butt

Thousands of people are interested in what’s going to become of PMD1 — The Clybourn industrial corridor on the north side of Chicago that...

Still Holding Lucas Museum Hostage, Park Pals Have Ransom Demand List

After nearly suing the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art out of existence, Crain’s Chicago Business reports that gadfly group Friends of the Parks...

Streeterville Ready to Soar With New Player on East Illinois Street

The big chatter in Streeterville architectural circles over the weekend was the arrival of heavy equipment in the vacant lot at the corner of East...

Skyscraper at Former Pizza Joint More Than Pie in the Sky

The skyscraper at 167 West Erie that is in the process of replacing the flagship Gino’s East pizzaria, which replaced the Planet Hollywood...

West Town’s Ace Hotel Coming Up Spades

They’ve gone from spades to cranes at the site of the new Ace Hotel joining the club of newcomers in the heart of the Fulton Market District of...

Controversial Old Town Hotel Project Approved

A controversial hotel project proposed for 1520 North Wells Street in Old Town has been approved by the Chicago Plan Commission. If you subscribe to...

Throwback Thursday: Chicago Gets Trumped

Today we burrow into the archive ten years, and come up in 2006, where we find the Trump International Hotel and Tower rising on the north bank of...

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