1,011-Foot-Tall Skyscraper Ready To Start Across From Holy Name Cathedral
Mar14

1,011-Foot-Tall Skyscraper Ready To Start Across From Holy Name Cathedral

You know we live in interesting times when news of a 76-story skyscraper moving forward is the second biggest news of the week. That’s where we are now with One Chicago Square (740 North State Street). Rendering of One Chicago Square Crain’s Chicago Business reports that the developers of the project in the parking lot across the street from Holy Name Cathedral have gotten the money in order to begin construction. It comes...

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Conrad Chicago Getting Ready to Roll Out the Welcome Mat
Jul12

Conrad Chicago Getting Ready to Roll Out the Welcome Mat

The mad scramble to squeeze as many hotels into downtown Chicago as possible continues with a return visit from Hilton’s Conrad brand. There used to be a Conrad in the former McGraw-Hill Building at 520 North Michigan Avenue.  That building is now part of the Shops at North Bridge complex, and the hotel goes by the name of The Gwen. The second iteration of the Conrad flag will be at 101 East Erie Street, formerly the DraftFCB...

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