Sterling Bay Not Putting All of Lincoln Yards’ Eggs In One Basket
May21

Sterling Bay Not Putting All of Lincoln Yards’ Eggs In One Basket

Sterling Bay’s Lincoln Yards development is widely seen as one of the frontrunners if Amazon decides to build its second headquarters in Chicago.  But now that northern Virginia is largely considered the leader in the race for HQ2, it’s a good thing the West Town real estate developer has other rabbits to pull out of its hat. One of those bunnies is a new agreement with Live Nation.  The L.A. entertainment octopus is going...

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River District Revised, Upsized, and Amazon-ized
Mar26

River District Revised, Upsized, and Amazon-ized

Forget all those nice diagrams submitted to the City of Chicago last September showing the details of the proposed River District development on the Chicago River.  According to a vinyl banner hanging on a bridge, things have just gotten a lot more interesting at the Tribune Media development. A photograph of the banner in question has been making the rounds of the internet for the last few days.  Word is that there is at least one...

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Readers Called It: It’s a Soccer Stadium for Lincoln Yards
Nov27

Readers Called It: It’s a Soccer Stadium for Lincoln Yards

A few weeks ago we asked our dear readers to speculate which professional sport might occupy the proposed Amazon.com Stadium at Sterling Bay’s Lincoln Yards development. According to your feedback, soccer was the most logical option, with some people speculating that maybe the Chicago Fire might seek to leave southwest suburban Toyota Stadium. Now the Chicago Tribune has the goods.  It turns out you were right about the sport,...

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