The Tops: Palmolive Building
Apr04

The Tops: Palmolive Building

Today we continue our series called “The Tops.”   Every year, millions of people admire Chicago’s architecture.  Most people only get to see the city’s skyscrapers and landmarks from street level.  This series answers the question, “What’s up there?” for tourists and locals alike. Today’s building is The Palmolive Building (919 North Michigan Avenue).  At the top of the building is a...

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Status Update: Project Second Century
Apr04

Status Update: Project Second Century

Project Second Century, the classroom/office/daycare/etc… building being erected behind Fourth Presbyterian Church ( North Michigan Avenue) is really coming together.  We swung by the Gensler-designed project the other day to see how things are going, and they’ve progressed nicely since our last visit. You may remember this was originally going to be a 64-story tower, but the local NIMBY group had it killed.   You can read...

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