Dogs And Adaptive Re-Use In A Single Story? But Of Course!
Mar12

Dogs And Adaptive Re-Use In A Single Story? But Of Course!

It’s not often that you see a story about adaptive reuse architecture and dogs. Read on and you’ll see how they come together quite well. When Google began looking for a Midwest headquarters location, there was one condition on which they wouldn’t waver: the building had to be dog-friendly. Fortunately, the Fulton Market Cold Storage building—now reborn as 1K Fulton—will welcome canines with open arms. In late April, the Google troops...

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Shapack Partners Unveil Two Fulton Market Mid-Rises At West Loop Community Meeting
Mar04

Shapack Partners Unveil Two Fulton Market Mid-Rises At West Loop Community Meeting

West Loop residents got a preview of two proposed Fulton Market developments–and a chance to speak their minds–on Tuesday evening. Both properties will require a rezoning to C3-5 designation as planned developments. Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization hosted the gathering at the Merit School of Music. About 60 residents listened intently to the presentation by developer Jeffrey Shapack,...

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Chicago’s Meat Packing District

We’ve published several photos from Chicago’s meat packing district in the last few weeks.  It’s one of those places that most people assume exists, but few have actually been to. Does Chicago’s meat packing district actually pack meat?  The answer is an unqualified “yes.”  And not just meat.  There’s a chicken nugget factory and a few places that pack seafood. But it’s clear from a...

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