Community Group Aims To Save Historic Fulton River District Water Tower
Sep22

Community Group Aims To Save Historic Fulton River District Water Tower

People use the crowdfunding site GoFundMe for some pretty weird stuff. There’s the girl who wants to raise money to open a cat circus ($0 in the kitty). And a gentleman named Ivory who is saving up for a bottle of Hennessy Cognac ($12 raised so far—cheers). Another fellow said he was “going bald—I need hella hats” (bingo—$83 raised). A bottle of henny, a hat and a cat museum might strike some as frivolous. To those who doubt there’s...

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As The Ronsley Gets A New Life, Its Water Tank Must Go
Sep04

As The Ronsley Gets A New Life, Its Water Tank Must Go

On the final day of August, the city issued yet another demolition permit for a Chicago water tank. This time, the subject resides atop 676 North Kingsbury Street in the River North neighborhood. Precision Excavation will handle the demo. As we documented back in June of last year, The Ronsley (known then as the Park Kingsbury Luxury Lofts) is undergoing a major rehab. While there’s a permit on the books from June 2015 for a...

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