Wabash Art Gets The Green Light — and Blue and Orange and Yellow…

The ambitious and inspirational art project that seeks to line the underside of the CTA L tracks on Wabash Avenue with multi-colored lights is going...

Walton No. 9 Ready For Launch

Well, that was fast. The luxury condominium tower planned for 9 West Walton Street has gone from rumor to building permit in just five months, which...

West Town NIMBYs Get a New Target To Sink Their Teeth Into

There’s something about a West Loop NIMBY.  They’re not like the ones in other parts of the city.  They lack the sophistication of a...

Emanuel To Propose Streamlined Ordinances For Transit Oriented Developments

Chicago is arguably one of the most public transit-friendly cities in the country. Mayor Rahm Emanuel will take action this week to encourage...

NIMBYs Win in Park West; Kill Residential Tower

Plans for a 17-story residential tower in the city’s Park West neighborhood have been abandoned after pressure from neighborhood groups. 43rd...

Hey Ho, HoJo A Go

After what seemed like an eternal wait, one of River North’s most anticipated new skyscrapers has gotten the green light from the city of...

Proposed Oak Park Residential Tower Gets Animated

While downtown Chicago has the feel of the start of what perhaps might maybe somehow could possibly be called a miniature residential construction...

Will the Burgeoning South Loop Ever Get Its Two Missing Chicago River Bridges Back?

  The South Branch of the Chicago River is marked by bridges at every street it meets from Lake all the way down to Harrison.  Ten bridges in...

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