Five years ago today was Prairie District Day

On April 20, 2007 YoChicago featured the South Loop’s Prairie District.

Developers Jerry Karlik and Keith Giles gave us an overview of their ill-fated X/O Condominiums and its architecture:

Tina Feldstein, then President of the Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance, talked to us about the history of the area:

Developer Robbie Frankel showed us around Lakeside Lofts:

We visited a resale unit at the Prairie District Townhomes:

We walked the Prairie Avenue Historic District and brought back photos to show how the old and new were coexisting, and paused for a closer look at the Glessner and Clarke houses.

On Prairie District Day other media offered updates on the Chicago Spire and plans for the Old Main Post Office.