The Demolished New City YMCA Lives On at the New NEWCITY
Aug11

The Demolished New City YMCA Lives On at the New NEWCITY

For a couple of years we’ve been updating you on the progress of NewCity (now “NEWCITY”), the mixed-use development at the corner of North Halsted Street and North Clybourn Avenue in Goose Island. The New City development replaced the old New City YMCA, which was sold in 2007 for $54 million. It was known for its bright paint job both by the 8,000 families who went there, and by people in the neighborhood who simply passed by. The Y...

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And Then There Was One
Apr15

And Then There Was One

One left standing, that is. A pair of buildings formerly located at 4 and 8 East Huron Street have been obliterated, leaving only 10 East Huron standing of the three seemingly attached, century-old structures. 10 East serves as the home of the Consulate General of Ukraine, and it’s going to stay right where it is. In fact, take a walk past the site and you might see workers touching up the west face of the building now exposed...

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8 East Huron Minus 4 East Huron Equals 2 East Huron
Mar16

8 East Huron Minus 4 East Huron Equals 2 East Huron

A month ago, we told you demolition crews were on their way to tear down the a couple Huron Street buildings constructed back in the 1800s. We weren’t lying. 4 East Huron is already a flat, empty lot. 8 East Huron has what appears to be only minor damage along the roof line. Until you look in the back. Then it’s clear: This building won’t be gone in days. It will be gone in hours. Why? A 26-story residential building...

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AIA Chicago Young Architects Award Members Recognized At Reception
Jun03

AIA Chicago Young Architects Award Members Recognized At Reception

Five  members of the American Institute of Architects were recognized for meritorious achievement Thursday night at the Ukranian Village home of Joe Valerio and Linda Searl. They were the 2013 A.I.A. Young Architects Award recipients. The quintet has one other thing in common: they are all practicing architects in the Windy City, and they make up one-third of the national AIA Young Architects Award winners. AIA Chicago President Peter...

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