Last Chance To Dance: Lakefront VA Hospital Almost Gone

For the last eight months or so, demolition crews have been very methodically and very loudly disassembling the old VA hospital in the heart of Streeterville .  If you’ve never seen the X-shaped building or have some attachment to it, better pay your respects soon, before it’s too late. What used to be four wings 15 stories tall is now down to just three, and those won’t last long. The VA sold the hospital...

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Status Update: Six North Michigan Avenue

It was a slow and tedious process, but the top of Six North Michigan Avenue is finally complete. It’s been shrouded in tarps and scaffolding since at least 2003, probably longer while restoration work was done on its crown and the inside converted from offices into condos.  The shroud came off this winter and the result is pleasing.  It’s also nice to see another residential option on Michigan Avenue. But there...

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