Old Saint Patrick’s Tower Gets City Blessing
Nov10

Old Saint Patrick’s Tower Gets City Blessing

It’s been exactly one year to the day since we heard any noise about the West Loop skyscraper being built for Old Saint Patrick’s Church.  We’re about to hear a lot more noise from it. That’s because the city has approved the 20-story building that will have commercial offices and parking over two floors of retail and church space.  REJournals had the scoop on this one. We covered this project, now known...

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West Loop’s Musical Suits
Jun04

West Loop’s Musical Suits

If you’ve ever lived in the West Loop, as I once did, you may have spent a warm afternoon wandering around, looking at the old warehouses and wondered about what wares they housing before they became cold storage for yuppies. Some buildings give us a hint.  Others don’t. The building you see above tells us the story, not of its origins, but of its mid-life.  In spite of the needles and spools of thread that adorn its...

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