New Hyde Park Hotel to Cater to U of C Visitors

The latest hotel plan for the Hyde Park neighborhood is moving forward.  The Chicago Plan Commission as approved  plans from suburban Cleveland...

8 East Huron is About to Become a Thing

Early this year we told you about a pair of vintage Chicago walk-ups that were about to bite the dust.  The dust has since been bitten and 8 East...

No More Talkin’ ‘Bout “Willis” — Two Chicago Skyscraper Icons Due for Name Changes: ST

Two of Chicago’s tallest skyscrapers are getting new names — Names that don’t even belong to companies in them, according to the...

Crews Plugging Away at the Future Wanda Vista Tower

Usually planting skyscraper seeds is a pretty quick affair.  The soil sampling truck shows up, and by the time we hear about it and get a...

City Gives its OK to a Third Huge South Loop Skyscraper

The south side of Grant Park is going to add another strikingly tall skyscraper to its border and help balance out the north-south heigh...

Residential Tower Coming to Wabash and Roosevelt in Chicago’s South Loop

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the construction of a new 26-story residential tower at 1136 South Wabash Avenue.  The property actually...

Lucas Museum Now a 3-Way Fight between Park Pals, Protesters, and sf.citi();

  Protests in favor of the endangered Lucas Museum and against the Friends of the Parks organization seem to be increasing in number and size....

Crews Caught Planting Skyscraper Seeds at 1 South Halsted

Downstate farmers finished planting their crops months ago.  But in downtown Chicago, every season is skyscraper season.  And it was Greektown Spy...

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