300 North Michigan Penciled in for a Tower — Again
May05

300 North Michigan Penciled in for a Tower — Again

An old commercial building in the NoMiSoRi (North Michigan South of the River — pronounced “No Misery”) micro-neighborhood is in play again. The former retail and office building that was most recently a Walgreens, but originally constructed as a warehouse, has been the subject of this kind of talk before. Especially after The John Buck Company and bKL Architecture took a nearly identical space a block south and turned it...

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Video: First Designs of the Obama Presidential Library
May05

Video: First Designs of the Obama Presidential Library

The Obama Foundation has released a video and stills showing its latest vision for the Barack Obama Presidential Center. Taking a large chunk out of Jackson Park, the facility is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors each year to Chicago’s South Side. According to the Foundation: The Center will be a place for doing. It will include classrooms, labs, and outdoor spaces, and it will conduct programs that provide...

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