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  • bKL’s Huge Union West Project OK’ed by City
    by Editor on September 21, 2017 at 5:45 am

    A huge development in the heart of the Near West Side has been approved by the Chicago Plan Commission. Nearly all recent ground-up projects in the neighborhood have been […]

  • Dirt Moving for New Near North Hotel
    by Editor on September 18, 2017 at 5:45 am

    One of our more alert readers noticed that earth movers have started moving earth at the northwest corner of Clark and Huron Streets.  Clark and Huron is a former […]

  • Chicago Gets a New Downtown Spire
    by Editor on September 18, 2017 at 5:30 am

    The Chicago Spire is like the big mole on Aunt Margie’s chin with the hair growing out of it: Everyone knows all about it, but nobody will talk about it for fear of […]

  • Fifty Floors and Still Rising at One Bennett Park
    by Editor on September 14, 2017 at 5:32 am

    One of our favorite construction projects of 2017 has reached a milestone.  Construction at One Bennett Park, the condos-over-apartments stack at 451 East Grand Avenue […]

  • Downtown Chicago Apple Flagship To Open October 20
    by Editor on September 12, 2017 at 5:26 pm

    The opening of the new Steve Jobs theater at Apple Park in Cupertino, California wasn’t the only architecture news of note today. During Apple’s annual iPhone […]