Cubs Down Two But Blue Is The Color Of The Hour
Oct20

Cubs Down Two But Blue Is The Color Of The Hour

The Cinderella story of the Chicago Cubs’ quest for a World Championship (the first since 1908) is ever-so-slightly in jeopardy, as the club returns home from New York down two games. But the National League Championship Series takes on new life tonight as it returns to Wrigley Field. And all around town, there are signs of Cubs fever and the color blue. A couple of examples spotted by the Chicago Architecture Blog over the...

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Status Update: What’s Not to See
Feb19

Status Update: What’s Not to See

One of the city’s most discrete transformations is happening in one of its most prominent locations. The venerable Chicago Athletic AssociationĀ Building at 12 South Michigan Avenue is methodically being transformed into a 250-room hotel to be run by the upscale Thompson hotel chain. Thompson recently established a beachhead in the Gold Coast, turning the former Sutton Place Hotel (21 East Bellevue Place) into the Thompson...

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