Walsh Construction Builds Ultimate Parkour Course at Wolf Point East

When I was a kid, we would have called what’s going on over at Wolf Point East a “jungle gym.”  And my sister would promptly fall...

Spring May Not Bloom at Old Town Garden Center

One of the things that makes neighborhoods in Chicago and other cities livable is a diversity of retail institutions.  Before the Magnificent Mile...

Goettsch Partners Completes Hainan Project

Today we continue a series of reports we call “Chicago Exports.” So much of the world’s great architecture is designed right here in...

John Hancock Center Latest Name to be Erased from Chicago’s Lexicon

Chicago’s venerable John Hancock Center is the latest name to be thrown on the city’s rubbish pile of the past. It joins The Sears Tower,...

Is Lucien Lagrange The Hand Behind a New Gold Coast Skyscraper?

Skyscraper nerds are clucking about a rendering of a new skyscraper that made the rounds of the internet over the weekend.   And if you love Lucien...

GEMS Upper School Gets More Permits

The second GEMS World Academy (355 East Wacker Drive) school building in Lakeshore East has been given the green light to start another round of...

New Life For Former Wrightwood Neighbors Funeral Home

One of the great things about Chicago’s neighborhoods are the local businesses that have served the city for as long as anyone can remember....

This Map Shows Just How Crazy West Town Real Estate Is

For more than a decade, we’ve been chronicling the transformation of Chicago’s Loop-adjacent neighborhoods from quiet, if a little rough,...

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  • A Short Tour of Chicagoland’s Ultimate Kitchen

  • New Video Shows Off Wolf Point West

  • Crane Video Shows Progress on United Center Expansion Project

  • More Details on What to Expect From One Bennett Park

  • Chicago Artist Does an Architecture and Video Game Mashup