West Town Welcomes Our Robotic Parking Overlords
Dec01

West Town Welcomes Our Robotic Parking Overlords

It’s with a small tear of sadness that we bid farewell to the collection of centenarian commercial buildings about to be erased from 723 through 733 West Randolph Street in West Town. ¬†Heneghan Wrecking is about to do a number on them. Chocolate box assortments of brick and timber such as these are not uncommon in Chicago, but they are fairly rare to find in such a vibrant retail corridor. ¬†You would think that the prime...

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Demolition Crews Tear Into 156 North Jefferson Street
Apr20

Demolition Crews Tear Into 156 North Jefferson Street

Over the past three weeks, you’ve told you here and here about the new residential project happening at what is now 156 North Jefferson Street in the West Loop, and what will become 165 North Des Plaines Street. Thanks to a couple visits from friends and readers to our Tip Line, we knew to be on the lookout for some demolition work to the rear portions of the North Jefferson address. And pay attention is what we did. Crews from...

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400 West Huron Demolition Clearing the Way For… 400 West Huron
Sep28

400 West Huron Demolition Clearing the Way For… 400 West Huron

400 West Huron Street, and its next-door neighbor at 410 West Huron, will soon live only in the memories of those who dined at Scoozi restaurant, and those who cruised by with their cameras to document their destruction. And Heneghan Wrecking Company is making short work of it. Permitted for demolition by the City of Chicago August 27th, the two lots are being cleared to make way for a new 15-story residential building. Which, for the...

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