At Long Last, Logan Square Will Get its Towers After All

The protracted and angry ballet over the Logan Square Dual Towers is finally over, with the Chicago Plan Commission giving its stamp of approval to...

Coming Soon to Cabrini Green: Bees on the Roof! Bees on the Roof!

  The whole “green building” movement has become something of an ecological arms race over the last decade.  Your building has a...

“Ambicioso” Plan Unveiled for Landmark Downtown Museum Complex

  It seems like every architecture firm in Chicago has invoked Daniel Burnham’s signature words at one time or...

Faceted Loop Skyscraper Proposal Grows to 53 Stories

When last we heard about the property at 130 North Franklin Street in the Loop, developer Tishman Speyer was promoting plans to turn the surface...

Full Steam Ahead for the Hampton Inn at Loyola Station

The hotel to be built down the street from the CTA’s Red Line Loyola station has been given a go-ahead from the Chicago Plan Commission....

Spend Saturday With Your Mind in the Sewer

People love going places they normally can’t go.  It’s why the Chciago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago is always such...

Ponce on Pontes: Chicago River Bridges Discussed on WTTW

One of the best local news and public affairs programs in Chicagoland turned its lenses on Chicago’s bridges the other night.  And right...

New Cabrini Green Tower Construction Now Underway

No ribbons to cut.  No hands to glad.  No gourmet food trucks from which to nosh.  Just a very long plywood wall and lots of earth-moving...

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