Architecture Biennial Draws 31,000 Visitors—During First Four Days
Oct08

Architecture Biennial Draws 31,000 Visitors—During First Four Days

The Chicago Cultural Center at 78 Eaast Washington Street has been buzzing all week with visitors here to see the Chicago Architecture Biennial. During the opening festivities alone, more than 31,000 people attended Biennial events. In fact, the Biennial generated the highest opening attendance in the history of the Cultural Center. A more typical four-day attendance is 8,800. What is bringing the visitors out? A variety of exhibits,...

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Status Update: The Clark and Grand Hotels
Dec20

Status Update: The Clark and Grand Hotels

  657 hotel rooms will come online in downtown Chicago, thanks to the project at North Clark Street and West Grand Street. Two surface parking lots and an old bank building bit the dust so that these three buildings could go up simultaneously.  One will be called the Aloft Chicago City Center (511 North Clark), the second will be the Fairfield Inn and Suites Chicago Downtown/River North (60 West Illinois Street), and the third...

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