Block37 Residences Goes From Puffery to Paperwork as Project Pulls Permits
Sep12

Block37 Residences Goes From Puffery to Paperwork as Project Pulls Permits

Block37, the downtown Chicago mall and office complex, is taking another step toward achieving its full potential.  CIM Group, the development’s owner, is moving forward with plans for an apartment tower. If this sounds familiar, it should.  Crain’s Chicago Business reported this was coming back in March of this year.  But yesterday, CIM put out a press release letting the world know it’s going to happen for...

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City Hopes the New Chicago Riverwalk Won’t be Boring
Sep12

City Hopes the New Chicago Riverwalk Won’t be Boring

There are two things that Hollywood has taught us about urban planning.  First, don’t locate a major Asian city near an ancient hibernating dinosaur chamber; and second, “if you build it, they will come.” The problem with the second part, is that when “they” come, they may get bored and leave.  That’s why the city of Chicago is soliciting proposals for ways to “activate” the new sections...

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