Chicago’s Bridges Yawn and Stretch After a Long Winter’s Slumber [Video]
Apr01

Chicago’s Bridges Yawn and Stretch After a Long Winter’s Slumber [Video]

As warmer days become more common, the city that is Chicago yawns and stretches, shaking off its winter cloak and rubbing the crusty bits out of its eyes. Leading this effort is CDOT, the Chicago Department of Transportation which is systematically going through the city and making sure all of the movable bridges still move OK, scraping off the crust and cruft where necessary. This is the Columbus Drive bridge over the main branch of...

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Status Update: Loews Hotel Tower in Streeterville
Apr01

Status Update: Loews Hotel Tower in Streeterville

The Loews Hotel tower is growing by leaps and bounds.  The plot of land across the street from the Sheraton Hotel and Tower (301 East North Water Street) in Streeterville is a beehive of activity, with much of the foundation taking shape, and the elevator core already rising to the level of Upper North Water Street. When complete, the complex will include 400 hotel rooms, 398 apartment, and 230 parking spaces.  Plus ballrooms, meeting...

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