Fulton River District In Line For Another Skyscraper
Jan30

Fulton River District In Line For Another Skyscraper

January, 2022 rendering of 527 West Kinzie Street There are plans for another new skyscraper along the Chicago River. The latest proposal is at 527 West Kinzie Street. You may know this location as the pie-shaped surface parking lot favored by 20-somethings taking gritty urban pictures of their avant-garde fashions to fill out their art school portfolios. Or you may know it as the pie-shaped surface parking lot just behind the Harry...

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Merchandise Mart Unveils Tech-Friendly Makeover
Jun10

Merchandise Mart Unveils Tech-Friendly Makeover

It’s been a decade of change over at the Merchandise Mart (222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza).  From bustling hub for the creative classes to even more bustling hub for the new tech class.  It’s 85-year-old bones have seen Chicago make and re-make itself over and over, and now it’s The Mart’s turn. We don’t call it “The Mart” because we’re best friends.  We call it that because...

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