Bar Takito Stands Out In West Loop Restaurant Scene With A Wild And Colorful Décor
Jan14

Bar Takito Stands Out In West Loop Restaurant Scene With A Wild And Colorful Décor

In the rough and tumble, hyper-competitive restaurant business, it’s not enough to offer good food and service. The look has to be right. Restaurants routinely hire consultants and designers who specialize in achieving an atmosphere with a special vibe that will generate the buzz that attracts a hip clientele. So, where does that leave an earnest restaurateur with a limited budget and no corporate sugar daddy? “Go with what feels...

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Smoking Hot Model: 720 North LaSalle
Jan14

Smoking Hot Model: 720 North LaSalle

Before you know it, the Howard Johnson motel in downtown Chicago will be gone, replaced by a new residential tower.  For those of you who can’t wait to see what the finished product will look like, here is a model of the tower known as 720 North LaSalle.  The model inside the offices of friends-of-the-blog bKL Architecture shows both the private greenspace on the roof of the parking/retail podium as well as the new quasi-public...

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