10 min ago

Howdy, Neighbor! Two Construction Crews on Adjacent Plots

The people at 810 North Clark Street aren’t complaining about the construction noise at 816 North Clark Street, or vice versa. That’s because both plots are devoid of residents, and populated only by construction crews.

The people at 810 North Clark Street aren’t complaining about the construction noise at 816 North Clark Street, or vice versa. That’s because both plots are devoid of residents, and populated only by construction crews.

    Howdy, Neighbor! Two Construction Crews on Adjacent Plots
    The people at 810 North Clark Street aren't complaining about the construction noise at 816 North Clark Street, or vice versa. That's because both plots are devoid of residents, and populated only by construction crews. Surely in the history of Chicago construction, it's happened before that two adjacent properties would be under development by different [...]
    http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

3 hours ago

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3 hours ago

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    SELF CERT; INTERIOR BUILDOUT TO EXPAND AN EXISTING 46-ROOM HOTEL BY 6-ROOMS FOR A TOTAL OF 52- ROOM HOTEL.

    312 W. Chestnut St. Issued July 27, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    EXISTING 52-STORY A-2 RESIDENTIAL BUILDING, PROPOSED RENOVATION OF UNIT 38GH PER PLANS.

    1030 N. State St. Issued July 27, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for elevator equipment

    Reconfiguring One (1) 2-stop, 3500lb.cap, Hydraulic Passenger Elevator To Be Designated Ans #10 Previously FRONT Elevator. Tie In Elevator #10 To The Existing Fire Lobby Status Panel. Pursuant To The Scope Of Work Submitted.EV017897

    43 E. Ohio St. Issued July 27, 2016 Comment

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11 hours ago

Book lovers flock to The Newberry for annual book fair

The Newberry will host the book fair noon to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The library is at 60 W. Walton St.

    Book lovers flock to The Newberry for annual book fair
    Amid a world of convenient Kindles and Nooks, the experience of browsing through stacks of books at a library has not lost its charm - at least not for first-time novelist Sharon Virgo. Virgo was one of the many people who flocked to The Newberry library on Thursday for the start of the 32nd annual Newberry Book Fair.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

13 hours ago

Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

43 E. Ohio St. 312-521-8700

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724 W. Maxwell St. 312-243-3660

1924 W. Division St. 773-772-6251

960 W. 31st St. 773-890-0588

2878 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-880-5338

11 E. Walton St. 312-646-1300

956 W. Newport Ave. 773-270-3440

Blue Line Lounge and Grill (1548 N. Damen Ave. 773-395-3700) offers $5 specialty martinis from 4-7 p.m. Friday. 

    Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Riot Fest Crawfish Boil 724 W. Maxwell St. 312-243-3660 The University Village bar serves crawfish by the pound ($15.95) with corn, potatoes and pints of Mad Mouse Brewery's new Gris Gris IPA ($6) and gives away tickets to the music festival. Zydeco Voodoo performs at 8 p.m. 6-11 p.m.
    http://www.redeyechicago.com

18 hours ago

Five Great Things to Do in Chicago This Week

7/28–31. Free. Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton. newberry.org

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7/28–8/7. $37–$47. Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph. broadwayinchicago.com

...the Chicago Poetry Block Party from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the 3700 block of South Wabash. I’m reading, [Crescendo co-director] Nate [Marshall] is reading, and I’m especially excited...

...Anita Alvarez as state’s attorney. That’s an open barbecue at Ronnieman Park, at 53rd and King—it’s the part of Washington Park they renamed for Ronald Johnson, a man killed...

7/31–11/27. Free. Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N. Stockton. experimentalsoundstudio.org

    Five Great Things to Do in Chicago This Week
    Don't-miss picks for Wednesday, July 27 through August 2, 2016 Classical:Robert Schumann scribbled reams of piano music: It was his sole output for the first 10 years of his career. Only one piano concerto, however, made its way into his catalog.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

20 hours ago

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23 hours ago

The Bughouse Square Debates: Come for the used books, stay for the fringe opinions

901 N. Clark

60 W. Walton St., Chicago Old Town IL 60610

    The Bughouse Square Debates: Come for the used books, stay for the fringe opinions
    Between Bernie Sanders's endorsement of Hillary Clinton and the conference Socialism 2016, which concluded in Chicago earlier this month, left-leaning residents might need a new outlet for their fix of noncapitalist rhetoric. The annual Bughouse Square Debates-the 30th edition takes place on Saturday, July 30-is an attempt to reconnect citizens to the city's radical roots.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

24 hours ago

833 North Clark Transforming Before Our Eyes

Aurélien 833 North Clark under construction (Courtesy of Near North Spy Tim)

    833 North Clark Transforming Before Our Eyes
    Want to get a look at a brutalist skyscraper masterpiece right in your own backyard? Take a peek over at the Aurélien at 833 North Clark Street. The skyscraper is still under construction, and its unfenestrated sides, with their concrete fins and exposed columns, look like a brutalist delight.
    http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

26 hours ago

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27 hours ago

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45 hours ago

Travelin' McCourys, American art, Newberry Book Fair

...noon-8 p.m.; Saturday/Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St. More info is here...

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...and community with a delicate touch. Through Aug. 21. $30-$35. Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted St., 312-335-1650 More info is here...

...informative). Through Sept. 18. Fast pass $35, general admission $14-$25. Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave. More info is here...

...material, and you've got a treat. July 28, 8 p.m. $18-$38. Space, 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, 847-492-8860, More info is here...

...public. Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m. $12, Music Box members $10. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., 773-871-6604. More info is here...

...pastry wizard Sunny Lee. Aug. 2-4, 4-9 p.m. $525. French Pastry School, 226 W. Jackson Blvd. Ste. 106. More info is here...

...m., performance, 7:30 p.m. Performance only $15-$75; gala $250-$600. Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. (reception) and Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy., 312-341-2300. More info is here...

...15-$75; gala $250-$600. Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. (reception) and Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy., 312-341-2300. More info is here...

...am eager to learn. Aug. 31, 6:30 p.m. $65-$125. Revel Fulton Market, 1215 W. Fulton Market. More info is here...

    Crain's Chicago Business
    Visit Crain's Chicago Business for complete business news and analysis including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, government, sports and more.
    https://home.chicagobusiness.com

2 days ago

Downtown Mormons Get Help From a Higher Power: A Great Big Crane

Rendering of the new LDS chapel at 816 North Clark Street (Courtesy of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-Day Saints)

    Downtown Mormons Get Help From a Higher Power: A Great Big Crane
    Last month we were the first to show you the renderings and give you the details about the new downtown Chicago chapel being built for the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints. Well, it's been a busy month at 816 North Clark Street, as you can see from these photos that Near North [...]
    http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

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