Two Loyola-Backed Buildings One Nod Closer to Construction
Mar26

Two Loyola-Backed Buildings One Nod Closer to Construction

It looks like Loyola University’s big new project for the Gold Coast will make the transition from paper to real life.  The Chicago Plan Commission has given its blessing to a 36-story apartment tower and a 10-story classroom building to be built along North State Street between East Chestnut Street and East Pearson Street.  The project still needs full city council approval, but that’s pretty much a rubber stamp process...

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New Downtown Hospital Slims Down To Court Neighbors
Mar26

New Downtown Hospital Slims Down To Court Neighbors

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s new hospital plan has lost some weight, and gained some fans. The RIC is moving from its current tower at 345 East Chicago Avenue to a new building to be erected two blocks away at 630 North McClurg Court, formerly the location of the CBS Building. When the plans were first presented to the public five months ago, there was little opposition. Neighbors expressed the usual concerns about...

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