Seven Years Gives Rahm an Itch; Plans to Seize Old Main Post Office From British Developer
Feb20

Seven Years Gives Rahm an Itch; Plans to Seize Old Main Post Office From British Developer

For the second time in a week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking dramatic steps that will ultimately reshape the Chicago skyline. A few days ago he introduced a plan to extend the downtown high-density skyscraper district to the north and west as part of a scheme to make more money available in the rest of the city’s neighborhoods.  Now he’s trying to seize control of the city’s largest derelict building in order...

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That Other Near South Wasteland is Now in Play
May14

That Other Near South Wasteland is Now in Play

Earlier this week we told you that Australian mega-developer Lend Lease is moving forward with plans to turn a South Loop wasteland into a new complex of apartments, hotels, and retail space. That got a lot of people excited until they found out that it wasn’t the wasteland they were hoping for, it was another South Loop wasteland. Well, get your hopes up once again because Crain’s Chicago Business reports that the...

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