Category: Around Chicago

David B Gleason chicago river

Plan commission approves Wanda Vista tower; city’s 3rd tallest

According to the Chicago Tribune, the City Plan Commission this week approved the plans for the new Wanda Vista tower, designed by Jeanne Gang. The tower, which is planned to …

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Tim Sackton Chicago Riverwalk

New Michigan Avenue Apple store renderings released

The first renderings of the new Michigan Avenue Apple store show Prairie Style influence and a store facing the Riverwalk.

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Barry Butler lightning

Amazing photos of last night’s Chicago lightning storm

Beautiful photos of last night's Chicago lightning storm; travel warnings continue today.

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Old Town Adam Jones

Near North Side development booming

With several new high-rises and mixed-use buildings about to go up, Near North Side development may rival the South Loop.

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Jahn towers

Update on proposed South Loop high rises

Our own Gerardo Garcia attended the exciting public meeting on the latest proposals for the supertall South Loop high rises.

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Future skyline

What will the future Chicago skyline look like?

If the architects participating in the Biennial are right, the future Chicago skyline may look very different someday.

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Chad Kainz Ellys Pancake

Pricey Gold Coast condos to replace iconic Elly’s Pancake House

More luxury Gold Coast condos are on the way: tracking the luxury development in the neighborhood.

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Dina-Roberts Wakulczyk Wrigley

Best Chicago bars to watch the Cubs game

Where are the best Chicago bars to cheer on the Cubs in game 4 of the divisional playoffs? We've got a few suggestions!

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Steve Browne & John Verkleir

Create your own tour: Unusual Chicago buildings

The Architecture Biennial is in town, so why not take this opportunity to explore some of the more unusual Chicago buildings?

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