Why The Former Chicago Public Schools Headquarters Is Becoming a Landmark
Apr12

Why The Former Chicago Public Schools Headquarters Is Becoming a Landmark

The City of Chicago is moving forward with a plan to landmark the former Chicago Public Schools headquarters building at 125 South Clark Street. You probably know it better as the building with the 7-Eleven on the corner across the street from the Federal Plaza Post Office. But it was originally known as the Commercial National Bank Building.  It’s currently being renovated and rebranded into an office building called The...

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Simpson Querrey? or Simpson Quarry? Northwestern’s Deep Dig
Apr12

Simpson Querrey? or Simpson Quarry? Northwestern’s Deep Dig

With caisson work having wrapped up, crews have turned their attention to digging a foundation at the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine on Northwestern University‘s Chicago campus. Construction got underway in September at 333 East Superior Street, the former site of the old Prentice Women’s Hospital. The Simpson-Querrey Building, designed by Perkins + Will,  is being...

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