First Paw Prints of Pelli Clarke Pelli’s Wolf Point South
Apr08

First Paw Prints of Pelli Clarke Pelli’s Wolf Point South

Hardly a fortnight goes by when we don’t receive an e-mail from someone seeking information on when we might see some activity on the skyscraper known as Wolf Point South. Apparently, having River Point and 150 North Riverside being built across the river isn’t enough for them. Since that little leftover bit of umbilical cord dried up and fell off of Wolf Point West, things just haven’t been the same around the...

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Gas Station to Make Way for Downsized Residential Block in Lake View
Apr08

Gas Station to Make Way for Downsized Residential Block in Lake View

You know that gas station on the northeast corner of Sheridan and Broadway in Lake View?  Yeah, say goodbye to that thing. Plans have been filed with the city to replace the service station with a 10-story residential block.  The new building will be oriented north-south, which will either protect Wrigleyville from horrible winds off the lake in winter, or starve it of moderating breezes off the lake in the summer.  Your choice. The...

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1333 South Wabash Catches, Passes Older Sibling Next Door
Apr08

1333 South Wabash Catches, Passes Older Sibling Next Door

It seems CMK Companies‘ rental tower at 1333 South Wabash Avenue never gave its next-door neighbor a chance to be the big kid on the block. No sooner was 1345 Wabash completed and taking on residents, 1333 Wabash was digging its own heels into the South Loop soil just a few feet to the north. And already, it’s grown taller. It’s even got some glass goin’ on already. 1333 Wabash is a Brininstool + Lynch design...

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