Geofoam Rave at the Aon Center
Jul20

Geofoam Rave at the Aon Center

If you like to spend your hot summer lunch breaks sitting by the fountain in front of the Aon Center noshing a turkey club from the Au Bon Pain in the pedway, it’s time to find another place for your lunch munch. July, 2021 photograph of Aon Center plaza construction. (Courtesy of Loop Spy Mike.) Loop Spy Mike sent in these pictures showing the current state of the 83-story skyscraper’s sunken plaza.  It’s a mess. ...

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Aon Center’s 80’s-Themed Plaza Removed
Jan25

Aon Center’s 80’s-Themed Plaza Removed

It sounds like something James Brown would sing: “You gotta get down to get on up.” Such is life at Chicago’s Aon Center. December, 2020 rendering of the Aon Center’s south plaza (Courtesy of the Office of Alderman Brendan Reilly) Until recently, in order to access the 83-story building from its address of 200 East Randolph Street, one had to use a small elevator or a set of stairs to descend from street level...

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