Status Update: Old River North Firehouse

If you’ve live, work, or wander around River North long enough, you will eventually run across the old firehouse at 228 West Illinois...

A Last Look at the Congress Theater Before its Rebirth

If you’re a Logan Square resident saddened by the lack of screaming, brawling crowds in front of the Congress Theater, the time to rejoice is...

Status Update: 707 North Wells

Eight months after we saw the drawings of 707 North Wells Street, the mid-rise residential building is well underway. The Chicago Architecture...

A History of Chicago’s City Hall and Cook County Building

Chicago’s City Hall and County Building is intriguing. It is not a single building but is, instead, two identical buildings joined as one. The...

The Colorful World of Chicago’s Century of Progress

  We’ve all seen pictures and movies of the 1933-34 Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago.  From WTTW to the Museum of...

Frozen Chicago From Above

Thanks to Spy Tim for dropping a link in our Tip Line to this video by Soaring Badger Productions taken by one of those toy quadcopters....

Looking Ahead With Habitat President Matt Fiascone

It’s been about 16 months since we checked in with The Habitat Company to see what’s going on with the River North developer.  The big...

Get Your Funk On: Skyscraper Finally Coming to 130 North Franklin

It’s been a little over a decade since the address known as 130 North Franklin was turned into a surface parking lot.  Now it looks like that...

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The Colorful World of Chicago’s Century of Progress
ICYMI: Chicago in the 1940′s
Slice of Life: Snow Graffiti
Virgin Hotel Chicago Officially a Thing
Better Than a Parking Lot, But Is This the Museum Chicago’s Looking For?
  • The Colorful World of Chicago’s Century of Progress

  • ICYMI: Chicago in the 1940′s

  • Slice of Life: Snow Graffiti

  • Virgin Hotel Chicago Officially a Thing

  • Better Than a Parking Lot, But Is This the Museum Chicago’s Looking For?