One Chicago Really Glassing Up The Gold Coast
Jul27

One Chicago Really Glassing Up The Gold Coast

A few weeks ago we told you that the first panes of glass were being applied to One Chicago, the two-tower residential complex rising in what used to be Holy Name Cathedral’s parking lot.  Now we have two updated photographs showing the fenestration penetration at the site. July 2020 construction of One Chicago (Courtesy of Gold Coast Spy Joel) The first comes from Gold Coast Spy Joel, who took this picture from Chicago and...

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Status Update: State & Chestnut Still Not Ripe
Aug19

Status Update: State & Chestnut Still Not Ripe

A couple of days ago a Chicago Architecture Blog operative buzzed by the new skyscraper at 845 North State Street in Chicago’s Gold Coast to check on the progress of the residential tower.  We were all surprised when the pictures came back showing it still not quite finished. The building, designed by friends-of-the-blog SCB, was approved by the city in early 2013 and was under construction a few months later.  It’s being...

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The Beans About the Gold Coast’s New Residential Tower and School Building
Feb17

The Beans About the Gold Coast’s New Residential Tower and School Building

Loyola University is talking more about its plans for the corner of State and Chestnut in the Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. We first told you about the proposal in December of 2012. Back then, it was little more than a location and half a rendering. Now we have the full details and it looks pretty good. While the property is owned by Loyola, and a single architecture firm, SCB, will design the project, the result will be...

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