Long List of Building Permits Signals the Start of Prairie Court
Apr04

Long List of Building Permits Signals the Start of Prairie Court

Patience. They say it’s a virtue. Whether or not that’s true, patience is a good quality to have when it comes to development around Chicago. Take this post from January, for example, when we walked to the corner of Prairie Avenue and 18th Street in the South Loop. We had no hunches. No tips from the tip lines. Not even a rumor to go on. But still we went, in the hopes something might be happening on the lot where the...

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Chicago’s New Mother Cabrini Shrine Opens in Park West
Sep29

Chicago’s New Mother Cabrini Shrine Opens in Park West

Chicago’s already impressive collection of religious architecture has a new addition to tempt the tourists and serve the faithful. The new National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini opens Monday, October 1st in Park West, just across the street from the Lincoln Park Zoo. The Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus have been working on this project for a decade, which saw the demolition of the old Columbus Hospital,...

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