Plans For City's Third Tallest Building Get First ApprovalThe Wanda Vista Tower, the vision of Chicago architect Jeanne Gang, would be located in Lakeshore East, along the Chicago River, and would include a five-star 210-room hotel, and more than 400 condominiums, along with restaurant and retail amenities on the upper levels.
Best Neighborhoods To Trick-Or-Treat In ChicagoGet your costumes and your favorite treat buckets. It's time for some serious trick-or-treating in these five locations in the Chicago area.
Man Drowns In Chicago River On Near North SideA man was in critical condition early Saturday after divers found him in about 20 feet of water in the Chicago River on the Near North Side.
Man Rescued After Falling Into Chicago River Downtown
City Building $8.5 Million Boathouse In BridgeportThe boathouse, designed by award-winning Chicago architect Jeanne Gang, is the fourth boathouse along the Chicago River, in addition to facilities in Chinatown, Roscoe Village, and Ravenswood.
Woman Rescued From Chicago River; Fire Chief And Two Firefighters Also HospitalizedThe Fire Department said a 19-year-old woman jumped into the Chicago River near Cermak Road and Canal Street around 4 a.m. Rescue crews were dispatched to the scene, but a battalion chief who responded to the scene didn’t wait for divers, and jumped into the water.
Explosion Of Boats On Chicago River Has Tour Operator Stressing SafetyWith the growing popularity of kayaking and other boat rentals on the Chicago river, the water is getting more crowded, aand at least one tour operator said the need for safety education is that much more important.
Chicago Marks 100th Anniversary Of Its Deadliest Disaster, The Eastland ShipwreckOn July 24, 1915, the SS Eastland, a steamship preparing for an excursion to Michigan City, Indiana, capsized in the Chicago River near LaSalle Street, with about 2,500 people on board. More than 840 people were killed, including 22 families, when they became trapped after the ship toppled on its side.
For The First Time, Wastewater Being Disinfected Before It Enters Chicago RiverThe Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago on Friday celebrated the opening of the first of two disinfection plants designed to help clean up area rivers.
City Officially Opens Expansion To Chicago Riverwalk The city officially opened the still-under-construction $100-million Chicago Riverwalk Saturday afternoon as people strolled, ate, drank, paddled and fished along the city's newest downtown attraction that's been drawing tourists and locals alike.
Fire Officials: Body Found In Chicago River On Northwest SideA body was found in the North Branch of the Chicago River on the Northwest Side Monday morning, fire officials said.
Chicago Celebrates St. Paddy's Day With River Dyeing, Downtown ParadeThe Chicago River has been dyed green and the sun is out for the downtown St. Patrick's Day parade.