Details About the IBM Building Hotel Conversion
Feb17

Details About the IBM Building Hotel Conversion

More details are coming out about the conversion of a portion of 330 North Wabash (the old One IBM Plaza) into a hotel.  I was at a meeting recently with John Rutledge, the C.E.O. of Oxford Capital.  That’s the company doing the conversion, and he had some very interesting things to say. The big question in everyone’s minds these days is, “Is this really going to happen?”  The answer at this time is...

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How to Settle Chicago Neighborhood Fights

Have you ever gotten into an argument with someone about exactly where one neighborhood ends and another begins? It’s not uncommon to hear people in the office or the corner bar discuss and debate where the boundaries of the Gold Coast are, or what the Hell is “North Center.” The problem is that the city maintains two different classes of neighborhoods. One is actually called “neighborhoods.” The other is...

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