Chicago

United States

27 July 2021

Massive Lakefront Redevelopment Wins Approval in Chicago

The US$3.8 billion redevelopment of the former Michael Reese Hospital site in Chicago was approved by the Chicago City Council.  The only one of three...

13 July 2021

Chicago Mixed-Use Project Starts Site Prep

Work has begun at 410 S Wabash Avenue in Chicago where developer LMC has planned a 25-story mixed-use tower. Crews have begun removing the site’s...

08 July 2021

Insurance Company Sues City of Chicago After Skyscraper Floods

The insurer for the Willis Tower in Chicago is suing the City of Chicago in an attempt to recoup some of its costs in paying...

16 June 2021

Carbon-Neutral Mixed-Use High-Rise Wins Chicago Design Competition

An affordable mixed-use carbon-neutral high-rise designed by The Community Builders and Studio Gang has been selected as the winner of the City of Chicago’s C40...

14 June 2021

A Competition to Give Chicago's Thompson Center New Life Opens

A competition open to the general public to re-envision the State of Illinois “Thompson” Center has been launched by the Chicago Architecture Center and the...

08 June 2021

Plans for Chicago Mixed-Use High-Rise Moving Forward

The Chicago City Council has approved a 47-story mixed-use tower, located at 640 W Washington Boulevard in West Loop Gate. The development will replace an...

01 June 2021

Final Hurdle Cleared for Megadevelopment in Chicago

The Chicago City Council has approved the 3.3-hectare (8.1-acre) North Union megadevelopment in the Near North Side. Planned by JDL Development, the project site is...

18 May 2021

Chicago Skyscraper Getting a Big Makeover

Accenture Tower in Chicago will undergo a US$22 million renovation, including indoor and outdoor amenities and the addition of 90,000 square feet (8,361 square meters)...

14 May 2021

High-Rise Lab Planned for Chicago’s Fulton Market

Chicago developer Mark Goodman wants to build a 19-story life sciences lab building along the western edge of the Fulton Market District, a project that...

10 May 2021

Helmut Jahn, One of American Architecture's Most Celebrated Figures, Dies Age 81

Helmut Jahn, the architect behind some of America's best-known buildings, has died in a bicycle accident aged 81. The German-American designer, whose high-profile projects include...