Sun-Times Printing Plant Now Chicago’s Newest Tech Hub

It was way back in 2009 that we wrote our first article about Chicago’s “other” riverwalk — Canalport Park, wedged between the...

Key Loop Intersection Shuts Down For Ten Weeks… Starting Now

We don’t normally write about traffic in this blog, preferring to leave that up to morning news redheads in helicopters.  But what just...

As Chicago’s Viceroy Hotel Climbs, Some Have to Take the Stairs

The hub of Gold Coast activity known as Viagra Triangle is abuzz these days not just with the rumble of exotic sports cars and 19-bar espresso...

Another Former Chicago Public School Closer to Starting a New Life

Three years after the last school bell rang, Lyman Trumbull Elementary School at 5200 North Ashland Avenue in Andersonville is a step closer to...

Video: Rahm Wants Bonds for Expanded O’Hare Terminals

  Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced yet another plan to expand O’Hare International Airport, and get Chicago’s largest airport...

Permits Come Through for Streeterville Lighthouse… er… Skyscraper

After months of foundation work in the mucky Streeterville soil, the City of Chicago has granted permits for full construction to begin on One...

Conrad Chicago Getting Ready to Roll Out the Welcome Mat

The mad scramble to squeeze as many hotels into downtown Chicago as possible continues with a return visit from Hilton’s Conrad brand. There...

At Atrium Village, Here Come the Cranes Again

The transformation of Atrium Village is about to get a helping hand.  A giant, 100-foot-tall, diesel-powered hand. A permit has been issued for...

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