Union Station Master Plan Finished
Jun01

Union Station Master Plan Finished

The Union Station Master Plan has been completed, and it doesn’t look all that much different from the proposals put forth by Amtrak, Metra, and the Chicago Department of Transportation at the beginning of the process last year. First, a little background — Union Station is a mess. ¬†Short-sightedness on the part of people in the 1960’s who thought that passenger rail service in America was dying led to infrastructure...

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Another Chicago Skyscraper Name Change

It’s not official until Friday, November 11th, but already the signs are going up at the Fifth Third Center, the West Loop skyscraper formerly known as 222 South Riverside Plaza. There are still a few legacy 222 South Riverside signs to be seen around the property, but the main entrance canopy has been emblazoned with a neon “Fifth Third Center” and the more subtle “222” signs in the landscaping have been...

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