Walling off West Town
Feb06

Walling off West Town

Another developer is joining the party in putting up a residential tower that will help insulate West Town from the Eisenhower Expressway. Friends of the blog, Related Midwest, is stepping into a new downtown Chicago sub-market with its proposal for 1035 West Van Buren Street. The news was first reported by Crain’s Chicago Business. Related’s planned 23-story apartment tower joins another proposal immediately next door at...

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Pizzuti Officially Unveils West Van Buren Residential Tower To Decidedly Mixed Reviews
Apr09

Pizzuti Officially Unveils West Van Buren Residential Tower To Decidedly Mixed Reviews

The West Loop may get a new sleek, tall building. Size, of course, is relative. At 32 stories, the proposed 1061 West Van Buren Street residential apartment building might be considered puny in the South Loop or Streeterville. By West Loop standards, it qualifies as a bona fide skyscraper. The West Loop is a magnet for developers, with construction projects popping up like spring daisies. But West Loop folks like their buildings...

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New Pix, New Facts On Eisenhower Tower
Apr08

New Pix, New Facts On Eisenhower Tower

We’re learning more about the new residential tower proposed to go up along the Eisenhower Expressway in West Town.  A public meeting is scheduled for tomorrow night (April 9, 2014) at 6pm at the Merit School of Music (38 South Peoria Street) to officially release the details, but one of our spies took advantage of our Tip Line and provided us with the following information and pictures: Building name: 1061 West Van Buren...

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