Status Update: Navy Pier Flyover
Jul06

Status Update: Navy Pier Flyover

The Chicago Department of Transportation is making swift progress on the hike/bike/run/walk/skate/whatever bridge and ramp complex that will help non-drivers bypass the chaos of the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and Navy Pier Land. More towers and more spans will soon go up, making the Navy Pier Flyover look even more like the high-tech bridge that it is. 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly has the skinny in this e-mail he sent to...

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Status Update: Navy Pier Flyover
May07

Status Update: Navy Pier Flyover

As spring slowly yields to summer and the phrase “cooler by the lake” starts to sound more like refreshment than punishment, lakeside activities are starting to sound like a good idea. Also a good lakeside idea — the Navy Pier Flyover, now well underway at the intersection of East Grand Avenue and North Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville. The Chicago Architecture Blog’s Daniel Schell flew over there the other day to...

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A Sneak Peek: New Chicago Architecture Projects

Many cities with an architectural history as rich as Chicago’s might be content to just sit on their laurels, basking in the successful glow of some of the most recognizable and innovative buildings in the world. But not the Windy City. Here’s a closer look at the latest architecture initiatives sure to take Chicagoans (and the world) by storm. Navy Pier Flyover A proposed overpass that would make Chicago a national leader in...

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