Apartment Building Wedges in to 1140 West Erie
Jan02

Apartment Building Wedges in to 1140 West Erie

Remember those plastic Trivial Pursuit pie wedges that refused to budge when you tried to pull them out of the circle thing, but somehow managed to hide in the carpet so you’d step on them in your bare feet in the middle of the night?  Someone is trying to build an apartment building on one of those things in West Town. December 2019 diagram of 1140 West Erie The location in question is the wedge-shaped piece of land...

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No Loafing For Construction Crews At Former Bakery Site
Nov16

No Loafing For Construction Crews At Former Bakery Site

That’s not the smell of fresh baked bread hanging in the air over 1001 West Chicago Avenue these days. That’s a tower crane. And it doesn’t smell at all like bread. Yo Chicago’s Joe Zekas slid a copy of his recent photograph of construction progress at the site into our tip line toaster, and what popped up is both crispy and delicious. It shows the former industrial bakery has been scraped from the earth, and...

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