Taller, Flatter Wanda Vista Tower Meets the Public
Apr13

Taller, Flatter Wanda Vista Tower Meets the Public

The upgrade in ballrooms at the Radisson Blu Aqua (225 North Columbus Drive) turned out to be a great call, as hundreds of people packed the seats the hear Alderman Brendan Reilly (42nd) introduce the latest revision to Chicago’s next big thing — The Wanda Vista Tower (381 East Wacker Drive). Rest assured, it wasn’t just the tables full of cookies the crowd wanted to see.  Downtown residents were eager to get their first...

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Slice of Life: Flag in the Fog
Apr13

Slice of Life: Flag in the Fog

If you’re one of the people who have the privilege of living or working in one of Chicago’s skyscrapers, you may have had the opportunity to observe the strange things that the fog rolling in off of Lake Michigan can do to the cityscape. Loop Spy Daniel sent in this photo he took a while ago showing the Chicago metropolis erased by mist, save for a lone flagpole and the 900 North Michigan building. This article is the...

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Slice of Life: This is How We Skyscraper
Apr13

Slice of Life: This is How We Skyscraper

The internet is full of angry, terrible people saying mean, horrible things.  It’s a phenomenon that happens because the internet allows ordinary people to say whatever they want with no accountability, and it also gives the voices of sociopaths and lunatics equal footing with the voices of the best people society has to offer. One of the side-effects I see all the time is “my city is better than your city”...

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