Lux Retail Acorn About to Germinate on Oak Street
Dec21

Lux Retail Acorn About to Germinate on Oak Street

Just as the greystone two-flats in Chicago’s neighborhoods are gradually being replaced with more modern versions of themselves, the tony walk-ups of Chicago’s Gold Coast are being swapped out with glittering boxes of luxury and utility. The newest high-end retail box about to arrive on the shore of Lake Michigan is at 57 East Oak Street. This building, and its neighbor at number 59, were torn down a few months ago after...

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Architect Bertrand Goldberg About to Take Another One on the Chin
Aug19

Architect Bertrand Goldberg About to Take Another One on the Chin

It’s been a rough couple of years for the late architect and Chicago native,  Bertrand Goldberg. First, and most prominently, his Prentice Women’s Hospital at 333 East Superior Street in Streeterville was ruthlessly demolished to make way for yet another blue glass tower-on-a-podium. Then his Walton Gardens office building at 935 North Rush Street in the Gold Coast was divided and renovated so intensely that it’s...

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