Tag: Aerial photographs

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Chicago’s highest outdoor pools – 777 North Michigan

Chicago’s highest outdoor pools – 777 North Michigan

The highest and second-highest outdoor pools in the city are at the ParkShore Condominium and Eugenie Terrace apartments. The third-highest out ...
Chicago’s highest outdoor pools – Eugenie Terrace

Chicago’s highest outdoor pools – Eugenie Terrace

The second highest outdoor pool in Chicago is in Lincoln Park, on the roof of the 44-story Eugenie Terrace apartment tower, 1730 N Clark St. It's ...
Looking down on South Loop development sites

Looking down on South Loop development sites

The yellow and white tower cranes in the above photo mark the sites, respectively, of the new Jones College Prep building and a new dorm under con ...
Is this still Chicago’s most astonishing penthouse?

Is this still Chicago’s most astonishing penthouse?

The 25-story brick and limestone co-op at 1500 N Lake Shore Dr is the only Chicago building designed by Rosario Candela, the New York "real estate ...
Construction check – Pete’s Fresh Market on Madison

Construction check – Pete’s Fresh Market on Madison

A month ago we noted that construction was slated to start this month on the new Pete's Fresh Market at the southeast corner of Madison and Wester ...
Aqua’s underutilized high-floor balconies

Aqua’s underutilized high-floor balconies

In the torrent of words that's been written about Aqua's balconies, I haven't seen any mention of the fact that they're almost completely unused. ...
The kinetic Boogie-woogie billboard at 235 Van Buren

The kinetic Boogie-woogie billboard at 235 Van Buren

The striking pattern formed by the balconies at 235 Van Buren is one of the first things you see as you exit the Eisenhower Expressway into the Lo ...
The views over Wolf Point from RiverBend condos

The views over Wolf Point from RiverBend condos

This week's Crain's has an article focusing on the impact of the proposed Wolf Point development on the value of units at RiverBend, a high-rise c ...
The West Loop Target stands out

The West Loop Target stands out

As you approach downtown Chicago from the air, or along the Eisenhower Expressway, one building is a clear, colorful standout. It's the huge n ...
Two new apartment towers are topped out

Two new apartment towers are topped out

The Coast (center left, above) and 500 North Lake Shore Drive (center right, above) have both reached their full height and are proceeding toward ...
Seeing Trump Tower and Legacy for the first time

Seeing Trump Tower and Legacy for the first time

Flying around Chicago this morning and trying to comprehend its visual richness I couldn't help thinking of a Simon & Garfunkel 59th Street Bridge ...
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