TweetEcho: July 13-19, 2009

For those of you who don’t subscribe to our Twitter feed, here are the items we tweeted in the last week or so:

  1. A huge Coast Guard bouy tender is chugging toward Navy Pier. See it this weekend, they usually only stay a day or two.
  2. It’s only half-speed, but Chicago is finally inching toward high-speed rail:

  3. It’s OK to call that massive black shaft penetrating Chicago’s skyline “Big Willie” according to Willis Group’s CEO:

  4. You’ve seen plastered all over the lobby; tomorrow is becomes official: Chicago’s Sears Tower becomes The Willis Tower.

  5. @aThousandFeetUp Glad you enjoyed your stunt last night. Neighbors and residents aren’t happy. Mgmt office is apologizing on your behalf.

  6. Another student dorm tower for Columbia, Roosevelt, and DePaul University planned for Chicago’s South Loop:

  7. Economy + donations + lawsuits + opposition = Children’s Museum may not end up in Grant Park after all:

Author: Editor

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