Status Update: Starting a New Colony in The Loop
Aug11

Status Update: Starting a New Colony in The Loop

Chicago’s venerable Old Colony Building (407 South Dearborn Street) is undergoing a transformation.  CA Ventures is turning the 120-year-old Holabird & Root office building into student housing.  When it opens, it will have 488 beds in 108 residences. Uptown Spy Dan sent in these photos of the work well underway.  If you’re the sort of person who has a library of Chicago building photos, you may not quite recognize it....

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Week Links: February 10-16, 2013
Feb17

Week Links: February 10-16, 2013

Here’s what everyone else did this week: Our friend down at Sloopin’ has an interesting post on the vast emptiness south of the Roosevelt Collection.  The alderman down there wants it rezoned from mixed-use residential/commercial to industrial.  In a city with miles and miles of vacant brownfields, it seems a strange move to put manufacturing so close to downtown and a very residential neighborhood. Uptown Update notes...

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