The sprawling Chicago Vocational Career Academy is in line for a significant renovation that would include a new addition, athletic facilities and demolition of portions of the architecturally-significant campus, according to documents made public last week.
Motorola Mobility joined the ranks of other companies fleeing the suburbs for downtown when it announced Thursday that the company will move all 3,000 workers from the Libertyville campus to the upper floors of Chicago's Merchandise Mart.
Beverly's PNC Bank, which is currently for sale, has one good thing going for it: All things considered, it is pretty good piece of architecture: It takes the "temple of money" style and gives it a modernist turn
Many of you emailed Lee Bey, saying you attended events at the demolished McCormick Inn after he wrote about it last week. But the most entertaining response came from Epstein Global, the 91-year-old Chicago architecture and engineering firm that designed the hotel.
Lee Bey had forgotten all about the McCormick Inn, a high-rise convention center hotel that was demolished after only 20 years of use. That is until he saw a YouTube video documenting a 1976 two-alarm fire at the hotel.