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Remote Control Crawler Hefts Recycled Chicago Bridge Into Place

An unmanned, electronically-controlled hydraulic device provided the brawn Saturday afternoon to place the former Ashland Avenue Bridge over Western...

Status Update: Raising Franklin

Riding past North Franklin Street on Good Friday I saw great big red crane pieces being assembled for the new hotel going up at number 28.  Alas,...

Slice of Life: Do You Even Lift?

The 2014 bridge lift season begins tomorrow.  The photo below was sent in by a Gold Coast Spy showing CDOT inspectors inspecting the Columbus Drive...

Slice of Life: Reflecting on Chicago

If you haven’t been up to the observatory at the John Hancock Center (875 North Michigan Avenue) lately, you may not know that as part of...

Here We Grow Again! Big Curving Tower Coming to Halsted Corridor

  How hot is the downtown Chicago residential market?  So hot it could have a physicist explain it on the television show Nova.  The P.B.S....

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  • Slice of Life: Do You Even Lift?

  • Deconstructing Chicago: When the Walls Come Tumbling Down at 200 North Michigan

  • [Video] Chicago’s Version of a Sky Mall Debuts at O’Hare

  • For Bridge Lovers, Chicago is the Greatest Show on Earth

  • With Renovations Both Planned and Unplanned, it’s a Big Week for CTA’s Blue Line