Slice of Life: Saint John Sunflower
Aug13

Slice of Life: Saint John Sunflower

  A sunflower blooms in the weedy lot behind Saint John Cantius Roman Catholic Church (825 North Carpenter Street) in the Goose Island neighborhood. Saint John’s used to be a huge parish, but then it was cut off from its parishioners by the twin insults of Ogden Avenue and the Kennedy Expressway.  Many of those whose homes weren’t bulldozed to make room for car culture moved to the suburbs as the neighborhood deteriorated....

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Status Update: CA23
May31

Status Update: CA23

The second phase of construction on CA23 in the West Loop is moving along.  Here’s how the project is described by our friends at FitzGerald Associates: Located on a through-block site at 15-23 North Aberdeen and 16-20 North Carpenter Streets in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. The second phase will be nearly identical to the development’s first phase, which was completed in 2010. The building will contain 24 for-sale...

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