The Latest Chicago Skyscraper Trend is Holes In the Roof
Sep27

The Latest Chicago Skyscraper Trend is Holes In the Roof

If you’re the sort of person who stops and looks skyward when you pass a construction site to admire the work being done and the building being created, you may have noticed a new trend in Chicago skyscrapers: Holes. No fewer than three recently-opened residential blocks feature holes in their uppermost concrete slabs in order to allow light to penetrate to the common areas below.  We’re talking about The Marquee at...

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Another Marquee Lights Up Chicago’s Theater District
Mar08

Another Marquee Lights Up Chicago’s Theater District

Lots of apartment buildings claim to be “in the center of it all.”  But 90% of the time that’s just real estate agent hype.  This time, it’s for real.  The Marquee at Block 37 has started leasing, allowing people to live across the street from such important Chicago landmarks as Macy’s on State, the Oriental Theater, Daley Plaza, and the Lavazza where hundreds of Chicago Architecture articles have been...

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