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Lakeshore East's Aqua is a long drink of water

Lakeshore East's Aqua is a long drink of water

Meet Aqua, which at 82-stories, will be the tallest high-rise at the Lakeshore East development, that sits on land south of Wacker Drive and west of L ...
The daily Joeff

The daily Joeff

South Loop view photo by Joeff Davis ...
Tuesday, Tuesday, got the ugly building blues day

Tuesday, Tuesday, got the ugly building blues day

Count down the days until this glorious shrine goes ugly on us. It will be beautiful again. Just wait till next year. If you've got the ugly build ...
University of Chicago's south campus development plan

University of Chicago's south campus development plan

Check out the University of Chicago's south campus development plan. By 2008, this area will be home to a residence hall for 900 students, a couple of ...
Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday. Let's take a go around the Yo. Edgewater: More elbow room at Metropolis Lincoln Park: What's with East Lincoln Park? Gold Coast: ...

Watch the ads for the real story?

Most of our pages have ads from Google in the left column, and Google's first-take ad match on our posts is always intriguing. The second ad that cam ...
Podmajersky talks Pilsen

Podmajersky talks Pilsen

Admire him or hate him, he's a man who made a difference. Google Video has a fascinating half-hour of an 80-year old John Podmajersky talking about ...

Phrases we hate – Active Adult

When you turn 55 you join the ranks of what real estate marketers are calling "Active Adults." Until then you are, presumably, an Inactive Adult. The ...

Sunday, Sunday, the little bastards fun day

If you're scratching for ideas, and low on funds, there's always the repeat visit to Navy Pier. Hit the freebies: the Smith Museum of Stained Glass ( ...

New in Loop: casino, water park, softball field!

Mayor Richard M. Daley today announced plans to turn the highly coveted parcel across from Marshall Field's flagship store on State Street, the so-cal ...
Friday night gallery-hopping

Friday night gallery-hopping

Buckle up. Tonight we're headed to Yo Chicago's neighborhood photo galleries for Loop, Irving Park and South Shore (samples below). Loop Irvin ...
When it comes to the el, how close is too close?

When it comes to the el, how close is too close?

Proximity to the el is a must for many Chicagoans, and the shrill banshee-cry of the trains even endears itself to us as a call of civic pride. But ...

Another unjustified "Thank you, Chicago!"

It happened again. Last night I was in Tower Records at Clark and Belden to return a movie (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Universe -- don't bother), when ...

Friday, Friday is why-oh-why-oh-why day

Why won't mice wear mittens? Tell me why oh why? Why does Uptown have so many neighborhood names? Just a sampler: Andersonville South, Argyle Street ...

Release the hounds!

Driving north on Lake Shore Drive at 6:15 p.m. today I noticed that the lakefront path between Oak Street Beach and the North Avenue pedestrian bridge ...
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