New River North Residential Tower is a Headscratcher
Aug03

New River North Residential Tower is a Headscratcher

Have we mentioned that the River North real estate market is hot?  How hot, you ask?  Red hot, like the back of your thighs squeaking down a shiny metal slide on a sunny August day.  Boiling hot, like pouring tar on a flat black roof when it’s 100 degrees out.  Blistering hot, like the roof of a fat guy’s mouth when he bites into a greasy slice of pizza straight from the oven.  Yeah, it’s that hot. And so it’s...

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Chicago’s Hotel Biz is a Gas Gas Gas
Aug03

Chicago’s Hotel Biz is a Gas Gas Gas

Who doesn’t love checking into a hotel?  A chance to throw the used towels on the floor with abandon while you rest, recharge, and refuel.  Refuel is the key word in downtown Chicago’s latest hotel project, which will see the Shell gas station on the southeast corner of North and Ashland Avenues turned into a 99-room inn. In an interview with DNAinfo, Mark Kupiec, the lawyer for the owner of the gas station says his client...

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