10 Years Later: Looking Back at Lakeshore East
Oct08

10 Years Later: Looking Back at Lakeshore East

  On a crisp autumn night, September 26, 2003, a young journalist sat down at a desk in what was then called Hotel 71, unfolded a keyboard, slotted in a travel-worn U.S. Robotics Palm Pilot and started to write about what he saw around him.  The Chicago Architecture Blog was born. This was before there was a Facebook.  Before there as a Twitter.  Before iPods were in color and worked on Windows.  Back then, you called it a...

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It’s Back! The Chicago Architecture Newsletter is Ready for Your Inbox
Jul18

It’s Back! The Chicago Architecture Newsletter is Ready for Your Inbox

After an eight year break, the Chicago Architecture Newsletter is back in business. The Chicago Architecture Newsletter is the companion newsletter for this blog and the Chicago Architecture Info web site.  There are lots of ways to keep up with what’s going on here — Facebook, Twitter, and RSS feeds.  But not everyone has the same lifestyle or workflow.  For some, e-mail is the best way to inform.  And we’ve been...

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Building Updates: June 13, 2011

A number of building updates went online at Chicago Architecture Info today.  We’ve added a several new buildings to Chicago’s largest architecture guide, and updated other buildings with new photographs. Total number of buildings in the Chicago Architecture Info architectural guide: 1,240. New additions 150 North Clinton 350 North LaSalle 400 North State Amalfi Hotel Dearborn Street Bridge Amtrak Lake Street Interlocking Dispatch...

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Building Updates: June 10, 2011

A number of building updates went online at Chicago Architecture Info today.  We’ve added a several new buildings to Chicago’s largest architecture guide, and updated a couple of dozen other buildings with new photographs. Total number of buildings in the Chicago Architecture Info architectural guide: 1,226. New additions The Elysees Condominiums 1564 North Damen Avenue 1643 North Milwaukee Avenue 1702 North Milwaukee Avenue 1714...

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Just For You Real Estate Agents

Through research done by one of the companies that sells ads on this web site, we’ve known for years now that a large number of people who visit each day are looking for real estate information. They’re people checking out the buildings they hope to live or work in.  Why do they come to us?  Well, as one big-name real estate broker in 60611 once told me, “You have the best pictures of Chicago on the internet.”...

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Building Updates: June 3, 2011

A number of building updates went online at Chicago Architecture Info today.  We’ve added a several new buildings to Chicago’s largest architecture guide, and updated a couple of dozen other buildings with new photographs. Total number of buildings in the Chicago Architecture Info architectural guide: 1,205. New Buildings 1407 West Taylor Street 1421 West Taylor Street First Immanuel Lutheran Church The Goodman Theater Holy Family...

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Building Updates: May 31, 2011

A number of building updates went online at Chicago Architecture Info today.  We’ve added a several new buildings to Chicago’s largest architecture guide, and updated a couple of dozen other buildings with new photographs. Total number of buildings in the Chicago Architecture Info architectural guide: 1,191. New buildings 20 East Adams Street 26 East Adams Street 111 West Jackson Boulevard 127 South State Street 135 South...

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Dust Off the Trophy Shelf

I don’t put a lot of stock in awards.  I’m not sure why, but they’ve never meant much to me.  That’s not to say that I’m a loser who never wins things.  I have a crate full of journalism awards and even an Emmy nomination.  But I’ve always gotten more satisfaction from knowing that the general public values my work, and not just a hand-picked few. That said, I’ve decided to note here that the...

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Building Updates: May 25, 2011

A number of building updates went online at Chicago Architecture Info today.  We’ve added a several new buildings to Chicago’s largest architecture guide, and updated a couple of dozen other buildings with new photographs. New Buildings 10 South State Street 21 West Washington Street DuSable Harbor Overpass The Reliance Building (Hotel Burnham) Updated Photographs 30 West Monroe Street (former Inland Steel Building) 150...

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Building Updates: May 23, 2011
May22

Building Updates: May 23, 2011

A number of building updates went online at Chicago Architecture Info today.  We’ve added a couple of dozen new buildings to Chicago’s largest architecture guide, and updated a couple of dozen other buildings with new photographs. New Buildings The Buckingham (59 East Van Buren) The Hartman Building (30 East Adams Street) 214 South Wabash Avenue 226 South Wabash Avenue 228 South Wabash Avenue 234 South Wabash Avenue 1157...

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