A Better Look at One Bennett Park
Mar07

A Better Look at One Bennett Park

A couple of weeks ago, thanks to a tip from Streeterville Spy Daniel, we told you that the first signs of construction for One Bennett Park (451 East Grand Avenue) were about to be laid down.  Hours later, construction fences went up, and skyscraper nerds across Chicagoland pumped their fists in celebration. Since then, friends-of-the-blog Related Midwest sent over a new set of renderings of the project so that everyone can get a...

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1 South Halsted: Drill, Baby, Drill!
Mar07

1 South Halsted: Drill, Baby, Drill!

It is perhaps Greektown’s most anticipated skyscraper since Skybridge.  One South Halsted is one of the few West Loop-area tower proposals that hasn’t been met with blind fanatical hatred by unhinged local NIMBYs.  In fact, its design has made it a favorite, and one of the buildings we most often receive e-mail about asking, “Is it going up yet? How about now?  How about now?  What about now?” Well, the answer...

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