Briefly: 22WW Sold, Signs of our Skyline, Outing Gargoyles

Block37 - 22 West Washington Street

  • Globe Street reports that the office tower portion of Block37, known as 22 West Washington, has been bought by Prudential Real Estate Investors in New Jersey for $183.5 million.
  • A web site called Out of the Storm News muses about Chicago’s skyline, and posits that Chicago, not Columbus or Hartford, may be the capitol of America’s insurance industry.
  • Demolition over at Fourth Presbyterian Church (125 East Chestnut Street) has unveiled the west facade for the first time in 50 years. ┬áCheck out the gargoyles and other details on the church’s Facebook album.

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