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The Van Buren will break ground Wednesday morning in Greektown

Once known simply as “808 West Van Buren,” The Van Buren will break ground in an official ceremony Wednesday morning at its Greektown construction site at Halsted and Van Buren Streets. 650 more words

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808 West Van Buren plants a tower crane stub

Hey, who remembers my prediction about where the tower crane would be at 808 West Van Buren in the West Loop? Yeah, forget that. My guess that a concrete pad may have been prepped for the crane at the far north end of the site was off by about 98.8%. 128 more words

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808 West Van Buren foundation work continues

808 West Van Buren, the bKL Architecture-designed 12-story apartment building from Loukas Development, keeps setting its feet into Greektown, as Lendlease construction crews continue ground work in advance of the tower crane that will send the 148-unit apartment building vertical. 137 more words

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With caissons wrapped up, 808 West Van Buren scores a tower crane permit

The hideous garbage hole that used to occupy the Greektown corner of Halsted and Van Buren will soon be beautified by a tower crane.

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808 West Van Buren digs in to Greektown

The unsightly pit formerly known as a Greektown garbage dump has come alive with caisson work, as Revcon and Lendlease set about laying the foundation for… 132 more words

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Slot Machine Player: 'Inside The Casino, We Heard It, We Felt It' Of Explosions In Greektown

DETROIT (WWJ) – A series of underground explosions rock several buildings in and around Greektown Wednesday night.

The blasts, thought to be electrical in nature,¬†appeared to be centered underneath Fishbone’s restaurant on Monroe between Brush and Beaubien streets — sending manhole covers flying into the air. 202 more words


47th Annual Greek Folk Festival Kicks Off In Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ)–¬†The 47th Annual Greek Folk Festival is in full swing with traditional food, music and crafts.

The festival is the biggest Greek festival in Maryland. 221 more words