Week Links – June 30, 2013
Jun30

Week Links – June 30, 2013

Free as in beer: The City of Chicago’s new tourism department now has an official app (linky).  It’s also the app used by the city’s Information Guides who help tourists find their way around The Loop, Streeterville, Near North, and the Gold Coast.  You can get your business featured for anywhere from $99-$699/year (linky). Want to know about Chicago’s Bus Rapid Transit scheme?  Here’s the web site....

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Status Update: River Point
Jun30

Status Update: River Point

There’s lots of work going on at River Point (444 West Lake Street), the new Hines project in the Fulton River District that overlooks the confluence of the Chicago River and the North Branch of the Chicago River. Barges bearing cranes are building a bulwark against the water for the project’s portion of the Chicago riverwalk network.  Eventually it will extend over the adjacent Amtrak tracks forming a new park....

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