Bush Temple Water Tank Demolished; More Tanks to Go
Jun16

Bush Temple Water Tank Demolished; More Tanks to Go

Workers have demolished the water tank behind the landmark Bush Temple of Music (100 West Chicago Avenue), moving quickly after the city granted an emergency demolition permit on May 22. American Demolition finished the job in three working days, staging two cranes and several trucks in the gravel lot north of the building. The tank’s 18-foot-long redwood staves had deteriorated and were sent to a landfill, a spokesperson for American...

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New City Taking New Leases
Jun16

New City Taking New Leases

The north side’s latest retail/office/residential complex has reached a milestone: New City (1515 North Halsted Street) in Chicago’s Goose Island neighborhood is officially in pre-leasing mode. The $260 million Clybourn Corridor development will feature 360,000 square feet of retail space, a 19-story residential tower, and 40,000 square feet of office space when complete.  The Chicago Architecture Blog’s Daniel...

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