TweetEcho: February 1-14, 2010

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. Really good article in the Tribune about the history of skyscrapers in Chicago’s suburbs:
  2. Caribou Coffee and RNRA are giving out free hot chocolate at the sledding hill at Erie Park tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon
  3. Video of Jeanne Gang talking about Aqua:
  4. For those of you who can’t get enough of the snow — pictures from around Chicago this afternoon:
  5. Just 5 years after it was promised to residents, groundbreaking for a Lakeshore East grocery store next week
  6. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unbuilt Designs Spark Debate:
  7. Another Oak Street boutique has closed for renovation:
  8. Welcome, @Superior110 — the latest Chicago skyscraper to join Twitter!
  9. A new pub is coming to River North:
  10. Things looking “up” on Oak Street:
  11. Columbia College’s new building has a crunchy surprise center
  12. First sign of Spring in Chicago: Daffodils are now available at the flower shop in Millennium Station.
  13. I vote for @HootSuite for a Shorty Award in #appsbecause…of its ease of use.
  14. 30 things you don’t know about Block 37:
  15. @Tara_boom_d_eh Sadly, no chime from the Wrigley Building clock tower.
  16. Sephora opens at Block37 on March 6th.
  17. The property where Chicago was supposed to get a 107-story Waldorf=Astoria tower has been sold:
  18. The Kaplan Pavilion at Michael Reese Hospital is being demolished:
  19. Thanks to architect Ricardo Bofill for posting pictures of his Chicago projects on our Facebook page. Add yours today:
  20. Last night’s sunset over Chicago in a time-lapse movie:
  21. Video and photos of the helicopter lift at Water Tower Place over the weekend:
  22. Cool Valentine’s gift for an architecture nerd: You can now buy a yearly pass to the Hancock Observatory:

Author: Editor

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