New Name, New Look: Say Hello to The Sinclair
May07

New Name, New Look: Say Hello to The Sinclair

A couple of days ago we reported that the Jewel-Osco at 1200 North Clark Street is closing on June 4th to make way for a new skyscraper.  The residential tower has been long anticipated by people in the neighborhood who came to know it as the “Jewel Tower” or the “Tower of Jewel.”  So we received a bit of feedback from people surprised to hear us refer to the 35-story building as The Sinclair. Well, we’ve...

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Status Update: Navy Pier Flyover
May07

Status Update: Navy Pier Flyover

As spring slowly yields to summer and the phrase “cooler by the lake” starts to sound more like refreshment than punishment, lakeside activities are starting to sound like a good idea. Also a good lakeside idea — the Navy Pier Flyover, now well underway at the intersection of East Grand Avenue and North Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville. The Chicago Architecture Blog’s Daniel Schell flew over there the other day to...

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