South Loop Air Rights Neighborhood In Play Again
Feb26

South Loop Air Rights Neighborhood In Play Again

Recently I was watching House Hunters on HGTV and a couple was looking at condominiums in the South Loop.  Someone commented that the view of Soldier Field from the unit they selected would remain unobstructed.  I told my wife, “No it won’t.  Those air rights have already been bought for development.”  Such are the perils of high-rise living in Chicago. The approximate boundary of what was once called The Gateway (via Apple Maps)...

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Could The Gateway Stir To Life in the South Loop?
Nov29

Could The Gateway Stir To Life in the South Loop?

More than a decade ago, the people of the then-new Central Station development in the South Loop were promised a pair of parks.  Daniel Webster Park, which now exists at the corner of South Indiana Avenue and East 14th Street, and Mark Twain Park, which only partially exists. A public meeting has been scheduled for next Wednesday to discuss transferring the portion of Mark Twain Park that currently exists from the ownership of Central...

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