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1326 scores its full-build permit

On Monday of this week, 1326 South Michigan received its full-build permit from the city of Chicago. That means crews from Walsh Construction can keep right on working at a frantic pace and start sending this one vertical. 171 more words

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1411 South Michigan is so last-week. Say hello to 1407 On Michigan

That’s right. What we’ve all known as 1411 S. Michigan now has a new name and some new signage in the South Loop. 1407 On Michigan… 125 more words

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Essex On The Park is Off Of The Ground

Essex On The Park raised a tower crane earlier this month, and now work has begun going vertical along Michigan Avenue in the South Loop. Power Construction has 56 stories to stack atop each other, so there’s a whole lot of work to do. 131 more words

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Alta Roosevelt drops the tower crane

Always the saddest of positive milestones, Saturday marked the beginning of the end for the tower crane at Alta Roosevelt at 801 South Financial Place in the South Loop. 187 more words

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Coming Attractions: Soil sampling rig takes over Columbia College lot

Maybe there were some gardens there. I remember some pieces of art too, including a funky-looking airplane with a mean face that hung from a pole. 158 more words

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One Grant Park is blueing up the South Loop

Many legal-types will tell you to fill out your forms in blue. Which is exactly what McHugh Construction is doing at One Grant Park. Eschewing the usual yellow forms you see throughout Chicago, McHugh has opted for blue on  148 more words

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3 Killed, 5 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Three men were killed and five other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago.

Most recently, a man was shot to death in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the South Side. 538 more words