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Essex on the Park gets ready for a tower crane jump, begins cladding installation

Big milestones in the life of Essex on the Park, the 56-story, 476-unit apartment tower at 808 South Michigan Avenue in the South Loop. After receiving a permit from the City of Chicago on November 8 to jump the tower crane, … 165 more words

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Then and Now, Roosevelt-Wabash

In 1972 service had been restored to this section of the South Side ‘L’ after a hiatus of more than twenty years.  The old Roosevelt Road ‘L’ station had been removed in the meantime.  76 more words


Columbia College Building Its First Student Center In 127 Years

CHICAGO (CBS) — After more than a century without a dedicated student center, Columbia College broke ground Monday on a shining $50 million facility in the South Loop. 292 more words


Triple-Branded Hilton McCormick Place missed milestones: Topping out, glassing up

It’s been longer than I realized since we’ve walked around the Triple-Branded Hilton Hotels that McHugh Construction and UJAMAA is building at McCormick Place. Not only are there seven floors all glassed in, but the tower appears to have reached the 22nd floor. 150 more words

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Man Loses It When Confronted About Leaving Dog At Park

(CBS) – The South Loop’s Fred Anderson Dog Park is popular with many regulars, like Deborah Ervin.

But when a man showed up with his dog Thursday morning — and then left the dog there, unattended — she and other owners couldn’t believe it. 159 more words


The glass is full at 1407 On Michigan

Save for a few exceptions, where construction hoists get in the way, the curtain wall has risen to the top of the 15-story 1407 On Michigan… 158 more words

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First row of glorious glass has been installed on Ancora at Riverline

Ancora, the Phase One tower of CMK CompaniesRiverline development in the South Loop, has reached another milestone, as the first level of glass stretches around the exterior. 126 more words

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