Bridgeport’s Spiegel Building Back in Play: People Out, Business In
Dec20

Bridgeport’s Spiegel Building Back in Play: People Out, Business In

We’ve spent many a frozen winter’s eve standing at the corner of West 35th Street and South Morgan Street waiting for the #35 bus to carry us home. Being in that place, it’s hard not to look at the handsome, yet abandoned, Spiegel Catalog Administration Building with the same admiration that our mothers had when leafing through the actual catalog way back when. For a building forsaken as long as it has been, Herr...

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Historic, Abandoned Bridgeport Spiegel Building Turns a Page
Dec17

Historic, Abandoned Bridgeport Spiegel Building Turns a Page

The former Spiegel Administration Building may get a third shot at redevelopment, according to a recent report in DNAinfo Chicago.  We first became interested in the building at 1038 West 35th Street several years ago when we picked up an architecture photography client within sniffing distance of Bubbly Creek.  On the way back to the office from long days of shooting we often found ourselves contemplating the building as we stood...

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