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Winnetka offices for the North Shore professional

Winnetka offices for the North Shore professional

874 Green Bay Rd offers smaller office spaces completely renovated with the North Shore professional in mind. The building has a classic Tudor ...
Whole Foods goes where urban renewal went to die

Whole Foods goes where urban renewal went to die

Ten years ago reporter John McCarron wrote this about Englewood: This is the place urban renewal came to die. It died during the early ’70s, ri ...
Renovated office space in Winnetka

Renovated office space in Winnetka

My itinerary last Friday and Saturday started in Winnetka and moved on to Evanston, Park Ridge, the city and Highland Park. BJB Evanst ...
A stalled 1K Fulton and Google rumors

A stalled 1K Fulton and Google rumors

Ever since Crain's reported that Google is considering a move to the new 1K Fulton development in the West Loop commenters at various websites hav ...
The Loop’s blue building on LaSalle Street

The Loop’s blue building on LaSalle Street

All that remains of the circa-1910 Otis Building at 10 S LaSalle is four stories of its original façade, and it's all you may have ever noticed of ...
Mariano’s updates – Bucktown and Ravenswood

Mariano’s updates – Bucktown and Ravenswood

Foundation work appeared to be nearly complete on the new Ravenswood Mariano's Fresh Market when I stopped by last Saturday. The site is on the n ...
Will Fifield “tack on” a hotel and 350 apartments to a West Loop office tower?

Will Fifield “tack on” a hotel and 350 apartments to a West Loop office tower?

We haven't added Steve Fifield's site at 601-625 W Monroe in the West Loop to our list of new downtown apartment projects, because current plans c ...
The Maxwell moves forward without apartments

The Maxwell moves forward without apartments

The Bond Companies has apparently made a major change in its plans for The Maxwell, a development at Clinton, Canal and Roosevelt. Earlier plan ...
Demolition update – Clybourn Corridor retail sites

Demolition update – Clybourn Corridor retail sites

If you think that the Clybourn Corridor already has enough retail outlets, you'd be lining up on a different side of that issue than some local la ...
Church barbeque gives way to Walgreens sushi on Armitage

Church barbeque gives way to Walgreens sushi on Armitage

Back in the day you could count on some of Chicago's best barbeque outside the Greater Little Rock Church at Armitage and Dayton in the DePaul - S ...
Fulton Market impact development underway

Fulton Market impact development underway

An "impact development" is one that's likely to spur substantial change in its immediate area. The Fulton Market neighborhood in t ...
Keeping up with the Wolf Point development

Keeping up with the Wolf Point development

Wolf Point is an iconic site at the junction of the North, South and Main branches of the Chicago River. A proposed three-tower residential and of ...
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 ...
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 ...
Calling a bottom at Logan View in Logan Square

Calling a bottom at Logan View in Logan Square

It's been 5 years to the day since we reported price reductions and a "developer closeout" at Logan View Condominiums, 3125 W Fullerton, in Logan ...
Building a 30-story hotel in fifteen days

Building a 30-story hotel in fifteen days

Chicago's new downtown apartment towers are rising toward their full height at a rapid pace – a floor every three days in some instances. Once the ...
U Lucky Dawg site in West Rogers Park will remain sacred ground

U Lucky Dawg site in West Rogers Park will remain sacred ground

For many Chicagoans there's no piece of ground more sacred than the one that hosts their favorite hot dog stand. U Lucky Dawg, 6821 N Western ...
From the archives: Fox & Obel in the South Loop

From the archives: Fox & Obel in the South Loop

Five years ago today we mentioned a Sun-Times story suggesting that Fox & Obel might open a South Loop store at the northeast corner of Roosevelt ...

A visit to the top of One World Trade Center

We don't normally range as far afield as New York for our posts, but it's hard to resist meeting the ironworkers at One World Trade Center in New ...
Quote of the day – 1,000s of professionals in scores of storefronts

Quote of the day – 1,000s of professionals in scores of storefronts

The Tribune and the Sun-Times reported on Ald. Proco Joe Moreno's proposal, which passed the City Council Zoning Committee, to allow a portion of ...
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