A long planned skyscraper for the northwest corner of Franklin and Washington on the western end of the Loop appears to finally be moving forward as a pair of excavators have recently landed at the site of the future office tower.
Now open for business, a high level of detail can be found in nearly every aspect of the new hotel which spans the recently renovated 1923 London Guarantee & Accident Building and a new glassy addition.
The old London Guarantee Building, a 22-story high-rise built during the gilded age of Chicago, has been reborn as the LondonHouse hotel—a new 452-key hotel that features one of the greatest rooftop deck spaces in the city.
The redevelopment of Union's Station's is steaming ahead as Amtrak announced yesterday that the organization is officially seeking a master developer to reposition the sprawling downtown transportation complex.
Located north of Millennium Park at 200 N. Michigan Avenue, the 41-story MILA luxury rental development is now open for business after beginning pre-leasing in April. Designed by bKL Architecture, the tower features 402 apartments.
After a long delay, the 2012 hotel project at 168 N Michigan is back on track thanks to new developer and reinstated building permits. Plans call for a four-story rooftop addition and approximately 200 guest rooms.
The Grant Park-facing private terrace will be similar in scope to Cindy’s rooftop bar and restaurant that was added to the landmarked Chicago Athletic Association building, located just several addresses to the north.
A 20-story office tower designed by Daniel Burnham and built in 1907 is getting a complete makeover and some new amenities that will help the building compete in the increasingly competitive office market.
Sterling Bay hopes to repeat its West Loop magic as it renovates Holabird & Roche’s 1930 Art Deco jewel of a building at 121 W Wacker. The building's repositioning requires a careful balance between historic preservation and adding new amenities.
The adaptive reuse of older buildings is one of the most popular trends today in Chicago real estate, and all over the city former warehouses, office buildings and factories are being converted into hotels, apartments and tech office space.
The complex and coordinated ballet of installing a construction crane in the heart of a busy city usually happens too slowly for a casual observer to really appreciate. Thankfully, this time lapse video shows us the entire process in mere minutes.
After purchasing Chicago's tallest building for $1.3 billion last year, the Blackstone Group plans a $150 million overhaul of the Willis Tower. Roughly 150,000 square feet of new retail and dining is slated for an addition at the tower's base.
The LondonHouse is one of Chicago's most anticipated hotel openings this year — if not the most anticipated opening. Despite being a month away from opening, the 452-room hotel has sold for a whopping $315 million.