Grant Park Skate Park Grinding Ahead [updated]
May16

Grant Park Skate Park Grinding Ahead [updated]

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the construction of a new skate park complex at the south end of Grant Park (using the address 300 East 11th Street). The project initially included features such as a small amphitheater and other unusual features.  But as the plan evolved, it was scaled back and is now a more traditional skate park. Bob O’Neil of the Grant Park Conservancy sent us these thoughts on the project: This has...

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Top Trib Tips Tribune Tower Two
May16

Top Trib Tips Tribune Tower Two

In love and architecture all it takes is a few passing words to make the heart flutter. In this case, the words come from new Tribune Company CEO, Peter Liguori who was quoted by Crain’s Chicago Business at an event in New York saying: We could do things like build another Tribune tower next door to Tribune Tower It’s enough to make a skyscraper nerd start drawing hearts in the margins of his AIA Guide. It wasn’t...

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