Status Update: Irish Eyes Smile on Maggie Daley Park
Jun03

Status Update: Irish Eyes Smile on Maggie Daley Park

One of our Loop Spies sent in this photograph taken during a break in the storms a couple of days ago. It shows a rainbow curving across the Chicago lakefront and landing in what in 2015 will be the completed Maggie Daley Park. Right now you can see the dirt has long since been removed, and starting last week, the process of erecting concrete columns has gotten underway. They will be part of the new modern park on top of this parking...

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Slice of Life: Arrows. How Do They Work?
Jun03

Slice of Life: Arrows. How Do They Work?

  A new Loop Spy sent this picture in of what appears to be the alley that runs through the former Carson Pirie Scott Store at the Sullivan Center (33 South State Street) in The Loop.  You’d think that there would be some kind of brotherhood between bits of scrap metal — an old, rusty sign and an old, rusty truck.  But apparently the truck has decided to betray that trust. The truck is probably there helping with...

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AIA Chicago Young Architects Award Members Recognized At Reception
Jun03

AIA Chicago Young Architects Award Members Recognized At Reception

Five  members of the American Institute of Architects were recognized for meritorious achievement Thursday night at the Ukranian Village home of Joe Valerio and Linda Searl. They were the 2013 A.I.A. Young Architects Award recipients. The quintet has one other thing in common: they are all practicing architects in the Windy City, and they make up one-third of the national AIA Young Architects Award winners. AIA Chicago President Peter...

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