833 North Clark Transforming Before Our Eyes
Jul28

833 North Clark Transforming Before Our Eyes

Want to get a look at a brutalist skyscraper masterpiece right in your own backyard? Take a peek over at the Aurélien at 833 North Clark Street. The skyscraper is still under construction, and its unfenestrated sides, with their concrete fins and exposed columns, look like a brutalist delight. Much like the old Exxon (Humble Oil) headquarters in Houston. Thanks to Near North Spy Tim for brutalizing our tip line with the photos....

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833 North Clark Tops Out, Gets a New Name: Aurélien
Jul25

833 North Clark Tops Out, Gets a New Name: Aurélien

The impending decoupling of Great Britain from the floundering European Union has apparently had zero impact on Lincoln Property Company and Ryan Companies, as this past Friday they announced the renaming of the skyscraper at 833 North Clark Street “The Aurélien.” It’s a deliberately European-sounding name for what the developers describe as a “European-inspired” building. In our experience of living in...

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