Wabbit Season is Over and Streeterville’s Gone to the Dogs
Feb23

Wabbit Season is Over and Streeterville’s Gone to the Dogs

It’s been a week since rabbit hunting season ended in Illinois, but one of Streeterville’s newest residents hasn’t gotten the memo yet. Social media has been ablaze lately with videos of a coyote running around the empty field at the heart of the Chicago neighborhood more commonly associated with jackhammers than jackals. Dr. Robert L Vogelzang, of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine sent us an...

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Sedgwick at Locust Gets Framed
Feb23

Sedgwick at Locust Gets Framed

You don’t need a tower crane to be cool, kids. Case in point: The Sedgwick at Locust, at 367 West Locust Street in the old Cabrini-Green neighborhood, is having some ironwork done with the help of a simple-yet-mighty rolling crane. Showing no signs of intimidation despite being wedged between tower cranes at NEXT and Niche 905, the big-wheeled Atlas machine is doing quite well setting beams upon beams. One of the joys in...

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Big Building Brings Architect vs. Architect Battle to Winnetka
Feb23

Big Building Brings Architect vs. Architect Battle to Winnetka

One of the biggest projects to land in a North Shore downtown in recent years is causing some friction in suburban Winnetka. The Daily North Shore reports on One Winnetka, a Lucien LaGrange-designed office building planned for the center of town.  The building’s French Revival design attempts to fit in with the genteel suburban Chicagoland aesthetic, with its mansard roof, arched display windows, and corner turret.  But the...

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