Crane Shots on South Wacker
May31

Crane Shots on South Wacker

The people over at LaGrange Crane are at it again.  Not just lifting impossibly heavy things to improbably heights — but filming it, too. The southwest suburban company was recently involved in lifting what appear to be pipes into the 15th floor of 200 South Wacker Drive.  The result is the mesmerizing video...

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Lincoln Common Filling in Abandoned Tunnel
May31

Lincoln Common Filling in Abandoned Tunnel

People with an interest in Chicago’s history and urban fabric are often captivated by the number of tunnels – abandoned and otherwise – beneath the city. While it is often safely assumed that the majority of these subterranean fascinations are in the greater Loop area, tunnels do pop up in other places. One recent discovery is that of a tunnel beneath the former Nellie Black building, now known as Belmont Village as it’s...

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