A contractor who specializes in tear-downs is buying a historic Prairie-style home and cottage on adjoining lots in east Wilmette, but preservationists say the chances for saving both are looking good.
An historic West Side synagogue has been from the wrecking ball for at least one more day.
Wrecking crews will be finishing the job that The Blues Brothers started more than 30 years ago – demolishing the Dixie Square Mall in south suburban Harvey.
Demolition is finally underway at the Dixie Square Mall in Harvey, more than 33 years after the mall closed.
The demolition of the Purple Hotel in Lincolnwood has been anticipated for nearly five years, but now an investor from Skokie wants to restore and preserve it.
Rush University Medical Center on Thursday is dedicating its new, state-of-the-art hospital building.
Demolition of the decaying remnants of Harvey’s Dixie Square Mall could begin by year’s end.
Demolition and redevelopment are one step closer for a long-vacant Lincolnwood Hotel with a colorful exterior and a seedy history.
Preservationists are trying to save a historic brewery complex on Elston Avenue from being torn down to make way for a big-box store parking lot.
You might not have known the name of the high-rise building that hangs over the main concourse of Union Station to begin with, but on Friday it is acquiring the name of its primary tenant, Fifth Third Bank.
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Joliet, alleging it is violating fair housing laws by moving to condemn a 1960s era federally-subsidized affordable housing development.
An unstable bridge, which has been the object of much debate, could get a reprieve in Northwest Indiana.
Demolition has begun on the last high-rise standing in the Cabrini-Green public housing development.
After 58 years, the once-sprawling Cabrini-Green housing complex finally closes its last high-rise today after the last tenant moved out today.
Chicago’s leading architecture critics are voicing disappointment at the city’s decision to demolish the 103-year-old main building at Michael Reese Hospital.
Going back on a promise to preservation groups, city officials announced Wednesday that the main hospital building at the former Michael Reese Hospital campus would be torn down by the end of the year.
Frances Funches was preparing to rehab her fire-damaged property in Austin, when the Chicago Building Department demolished it without notifying her.