I took a photostroll recently through a section of South Shore.The neighborhood has a wealth of fine residential and pre-war commercial architecture that goes largely unsung--at least by many of those who aren't from the area.
A new 49-story apartment tower is scheduled to break ground this summer at Lakeshore East, the master planned high-rise development on the Chicago River east of Columbus. The planned tower is the work of architects Brininstool Kerwin + Lynch.
The days appear numbered for Lincolnwood's aptly-named Purple Hotel.Village attorneys won the right to demolish the shuttered hotel at 4500 W. Touhy if its owner doesn't fix an array of building code violations by August.
City landmarks officials will seek landmark status this week for the long-vacant Chicago Motor Club building, a slender Art Deco tower scheduled to be sold at a bankruptcy auction next month.The city will ask the Commission on Chicago Landmarks on Thursday to grant preliminary landmark status to the