Week Links: June 9-15, 2013
Jun15

Week Links: June 9-15, 2013

Here’s what weak this week: Free as in beer: Do you like money? Do you like Union Station? There’s a contest with $5,000 on the line for ideas for “activating” Union Station. (don’t you just love urban planner jargon?)  Check out the Activate Union Station web site. The Marquette Building is getting into the Stanley Cup playoffs in a way that only the Marquette Building can.  Check out the pictures at The...

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More West Loop Infill: Another Residential Block to Replace a Surface Parking Lot
Jun15

More West Loop Infill: Another Residential Block to Replace a Surface Parking Lot

Another surface parking lot in the West Loop is going to become history. JeffJack Investments wants to build an 15-story building on the southwest corner of West Jackson Boulevard and South Jefferson Street. For now, the building is just using its street address as a name: 601 West Jackson. Designed by Chicago’s Thomas Roszak Architecture, the L-shaped building will have 198 apartments over 6,500 square feet of retail space and...

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