A Reed Sprouts Along the Chicago River’s Southbank
Sep19

A Reed Sprouts Along the Chicago River’s Southbank

It’s been a good year for apartment balcony gardens like mine. Though I didn’t try pumpkins, watermelon, or corn this year (all successful in previous years), the flowers are flowering, the hummingbirds are humming, and the ornamental grass successfully conceals the brick wall of the neighboring building. Also playing James Crockett in his victory garden is .oz concern Lendlease, which recently planted a building called...

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You Can Now Live in a Reed on the Banks of the Chicago River
Feb15

You Can Now Live in a Reed on the Banks of the Chicago River

The first riverside skyscraper at Lendlease’s Southbank development is now selling units.  The Reed, at 234 West Polk Street, has begun sales of its condominiums, which run from 390,000 for 630 square feet of living space to 1,400,000 for 1,670 square feet of living large space. Rendering of The Reed The Reed is expected to have 216 residences on floors 23 through 41.  It will also have 244 apartments down below on 9...

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