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.
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.
New Chicago Riverwalk Segment Open -- Sort OfThe south bank section from Clark to State is now officially open, but what exactly does “open” mean? CBS’s Marissa Bailey reports.
New Stretch Of Riverwalk Project Opens This WeekendCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine offers a preview.
State Street Bridge To Close For Riverwalk WorkThe Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through the afternoon of Aug. 23.
Construction Barge Sinks In Chicago RiverThe small equipment barge, which was being used as part of the project to expand the Chicago Riverwalk, sunk near the LaSalle Street bridge early Thursday.
City Awards First Contract For Riverwalk RenovationWalsh bid $43 million to build the riverwalk from State Street to LaSalle Street. The project is set to be completed by the end of 2014.
Man Slashed With Knife After Attacking Pair On RiverwalkA man who tried to attack two people near the Chicago Riverwalk got more than he bargained for Monday night, when one of his targets fended off his attack by slashing him with a knife.
Emanuel Proposes Big Hikes In City Fees For River Tour BoatsThe decade-long agreement that Emanuel introduced at Wednesday’s City Council meeting includes dramatically higher fees expected to generate $42.5 million over the life of the contract.
Teen Kayaker Helps Rescue Man Who Fell In Chicago RiverA 17-year-old boy, who was kayaking for the first time, helped rescue a man who fell into the Chicago River on Wednesday.
Sanctuaries in the City: Eight Places to Unwind in ChicagoEven the most urbane of city dwellers needs the occasional respite from the psychic pressure of the concrete jungle. For those without a go-to chill spot, here’s a selection of relaxation stations to consider.