West Erie Street Demolitions Slightly Less of a Mystery
Jan24

West Erie Street Demolitions Slightly Less of a Mystery

Last week we told you that demolition work is underway on 16 and 22 West Erie Street, just behind what is now the Eurostars Magnificent Mile Hotel, a hotel that is three-and-a-half blocks away from the Magnificent Mile, and four-thousand miles away from Europe. 16 and 22 West Erie Street. Pay no attention to the man sipping coffee on the stoop. (Via Apple Maps) At one time, numbers 14, 16, and 22 West Erie were part of a plan to build...

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Erie Street Demolition Where A Hotel Expansion Was Planned
Jan18

Erie Street Demolition Where A Hotel Expansion Was Planned

If you worry about the future of downtown Chicago’s distinguished red stone buildings, don’t take a walk down Erie Street. A half block west of State Street, two of the old red ladies are now being torn down: Number 16 and Number 22. 16 (right) and 22 (left) West Erie Street. Pay no attention to the man sipping coffee on the stoop. (Via Apple Maps) People have been athirst to rubbleize these buildings for a number of...

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