Watch out Willis Tower--there may be a new contender for Chicago’s tallest building. British developer Bill Davies has revealed plans to build a 2,00-foot skyscraper at the site of Chicago’s old post office.
For the past year and a half in this space, I've talked quite a bit about television shows and obscure movies that feature Chicago architecture.But I still say--pound for pound--music videos give Hollywood a darn good run for its money in depicting the city.
As the population of northern China explodes, it needs more water than the land can provide. To bring water to its thirsty cities, the government has embarked on the world’s most expensive and largest engineering feat: the South-North Water Diversion Project.
The Fox River Country Day School, a fixture in Elgin since the 1920s, has announced it will close--placing in limbo the school's naturalistic 53-acre campus designed by Frank Lloyd Wright protege John Van Bergen."
A dilapidated one-time country estate that is among the first works by the architecture firm that later became Skidmore Owings & Merrill will be demolished by Lake County Forest Preserve, officials there said.The Glen A.
When Dave Matthews Band Caravan comes through Chicago Friday, the concert’s musicians will be playing at a site with a lot of history.The three-day festival features 39 bands curated by DMB, who will headline the show each night.