Overshadowed, but Undeterred, Small Chicago Buildings Defy Enormous Neighbors

Every once in a while you’ll see in a magazine, or on the intarwebs, some small house or building that is being loomed over by an enormous...

1200 North State is Gone. Long Live 1200 North State

If your muscle memory keeps bringing you to the corner of State and Division when you need to use a cash machine, you really should stop that. The...

Lots of Progress at the Clark and Division Residential Topper

A lot has changed at the corner of Clark and Division Street since the days when the only reason a lot of people went there was in search of a flop...

A Little COVID Can’t Stop Open House Chicago

This morning we were watching Chicago Department of Health commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady on WGN-TV tell us that there’s a concerning upward...

Construction Workers Back at 1000M After COVID-19 Shutdown

One thing seems to be leading to another again at 1000M, the 74-story residential skyscraper coming to Chicago’s South Loop. Work on the...

Left For Dead, Cook County Hospital Resuscitated by Hyatt

Some buildings become neglected. Some become abandoned. And then there’s the former Cook County Hospital, which was neglected, kicked out of...

You Called It: New Office Building Coming to the West Loop

Back in May of this year, we relayed to you a photograph that West Loop Spy Kurt jammed into our tip line showing soil sampling rigs tasting the dirt...

Apartment Building Will Be A Timely Addition to Andersonville

If you’ve ever visited Cincinnati, you might have been advised to leave your watch at home.  Not because of thieves, but because there are so...

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