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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


The long-awaited One South Halsted tower crane is up

The shiny yellow tower crane stub that tantalized us for so long at One South Halsted has finally blossomed into a full-blown Liebherr 316-EC-H 12 crane, spreading joy and heavy materials throughout the Greektown neighborhood of the West Loop. 140 more words

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One South Halsted builds a tower crane

Many thanks to Adebayo Onigbanjo (Twitter user @iyarn) for keeping me up to speed on the tower crane at One South Halsted. These photos are from Thursday; alas, the excitement of London got the better of my attention span, so by now, I presume the crane is fully assembled and lifting the heavy stuff. 50 more words

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One South Halsted is planting a beautiful yellow tower crane, and all is right with the world

Guess what we’re getting, West Loop! A shiny yellow Liebherr 316-EC-H 12 tower crane (stub), courtesy of One South Halsted. 78 more words

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Hideous Greektown hole soon to be filled by bKL tower

Greektown garbage will have to find another hiding place.

The hole in the ground at the corner of Halsted and Van Buren Streets has a permit to be something more than a landfill. 184 more words

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