Hotels On Jefferson Are A Movin’ on Up
Feb09

Hotels On Jefferson Are A Movin’ on Up

The hotel sandwich that construction crews are assembling at 108 North Jefferson Street has its foundation in the ground, and is reaching for the stars (apologies to the late Casey Kasem).  West Loop Spy Kurt hit the tip line with a new set of photographs showing the progress of what will eventually be one hotel squatting… sitting… perched on top of another hotel. The project designed by VOA replaces a previous idea for...

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Not Everything Going Up In River North is Tall and Shiny
Feb09

Not Everything Going Up In River North is Tall and Shiny

For a lot of fairly obvious reasons, we pay a lot of attention to the tall, shiny, sky-scraping buildings mushrooming up all over River North.  But not everyone attracted to downtown living wants to live where the air is rare.  And for those, there are a growing number of low-rise and mid-rise condo options as well as new townhomes. One of the newest projects completed in the neighborhood is called Basecamp, at West Oak Street and...

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