Slice of Life: McDonald’s Framed
Apr23

Slice of Life: McDonald’s Framed

The boom of a cement squirting truck working on the Optima Tower (200 East Illinois Street) frames the not-quite-done-yet facade of Chicago’s new 14-story Ronald McDonald House. Previous coverage: Status Update: Ronald McDonald House The House That Ronald’s...

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Status Update: Ronald McDonald House

We walked by the new Ronald McDonald House (211 East Grand Avenue) going up in Streeterville recently, and it looks like most of the heavy lifting is done.  For those of you not familiar with the project, it’s located behind Tribune Tower (435 North Michigan Avenue) and will be the largest Ronald McDonald House in the world. For more superlatives, see our previous coverage: The House That Ronald’s...

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The House That Ronald’s Building

The newest skyscraper being built in Streeterville isn’t another glassy condo block.  And it won’t be yet another “medical” building that’s little more than offices for a hospital with six-hour emergency room waiting times.  It’s the world’s largest Ronald McDonald House, rising at 211 East Grand Avenue. The 30-million dollar building will have 86 rooms on 14 floors, and provide 86 rooms where...

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