Status Update: The Rising RIC
May27

Status Update: The Rising RIC

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s new Ability Institute skyscraper at 630 North McClurg Court (formerly 355 East Erie Street) is really starting to look like something.  The Chicago Architecture Blog’s Daniel Schell paid a visit recently and found that it’s quickly becoming a nice, shiny, blue glass tower in the heart of Streeterville.  It’s not as visually tall or imposing as we’d expected, and...

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Little Opposition to R.I.C.’s New Hospital Tower in Gold Coast
Nov26

Little Opposition to R.I.C.’s New Hospital Tower in Gold Coast

A few days before the Thanksgiving break, a public meeting was held to explain the new skyscraper that the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago wants to build at 630 North McClurg Court.  If that address sounds familiar, it should.  It’s the former location of the CBS building, and if you hated this past election for what our political process has become, it all started in that building.  But that’s a story for another time. In the...

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