Demolition permit filed for Frank Lloyd Wright’s ‘Booth Cottage’

By |2019-06-15T20:28:02+00:00June 15th, 2019|Architecture, Buildings, Demolition, News|

The property would be the first Wright-designed home to be destroyed in over a decade By Jay Koziarz May 22, 2019, 2:14pm CDT Photo courtesy of Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy/Landmarks Illinois A cottage designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright is on track for a date with the wrecking ball in suburban Glencoe, Illinois.

Demolition set for 5150 N. Northwest Hwy, as project’s first phase moving forward

By |2018-05-03T18:36:59+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

  by nadignewspapers@aol.com · January 25, 2018  by BRIAN NADIG A permit to demolish the former Archdiocese of Chicago food processing plant at 5150 N. Northwest Hwy. was issued Jan. 23, clearing the way for the first phase of the site’s redevelopment. LSC Development plans to demolish the existing structure and build a five-story, self-storage

Demolition begins on the Rock ‘N’ Roll McDonald’s

By |2018-05-03T18:26:19+00:00December 7th, 2015|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, News|

The restaurant’s stand-alone memorabilia pavilion is the first to bite the dust. The Rock ‘n’ Roll McDonald’s days as a kitschy staple of River North are officially over. Wrecking crews began dismantling part of the property Thursday morning, just one day after a demolition permit was issued for the iconic fast food restaurant at