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.
Northerly Island Park, Touted As 'Urban Oasis', Officially OpensThe long, controversial transformation of Northerly Island from small airplane play lot for the rich and powerful to a public "urban oasis" along Lake Michigan culminated Friday with the official opening of Northerly Island Park.
Chinese Developer Plans 88-Story Skyscraper In Lakeshore EastCity officials have unveiled a Chinese developer’s plans for an 88-story hotel and condo skyscraper, designed by Chicago architect Jeanne Gang,
Park District Seeking Public Input On Future Of Museum CampusThe Chicago Park District has asked one of the designers of the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art to help with discussions about a long-term vision for the entire lakefront Museum Campus where it is planned to be built.
Architecture Groups Offer Ideas To Redesign, Reuse Prentice HospitalAs a Cook County judge granted the former Prentice Women's Hospital building a three-week stay of execution, the Chicago Architecture Foundation opened an exhibit that features more than 80 designs that would preserve the structure.
Aqua Architect Jeanne Gang Sets Sights On SuburbsJust as Jeanne Gang changed high-rise facades with the wavy blue Aqua tower balconies downtown, she'd also like to change the face of suburbs – and decided to start with Cicero.