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.

Des Plaines recommends tax incentive for $4.4 million industrial facility

By |2019-04-05T13:02:48+00:00April 5th, 2019|Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

A rendering shows plans for a 72,000-square-foot speculative industrial facility that Seefried Industrial Properties wants to building at 2100 S. Wolf Road. (Courtesy of Des Plaines) Des Plaines aldermen have recommended approval of a Cook County property tax incentive for a developer that wants to build a $4.4 million speculative industrial building on Wolf Road.

Developer buys former AT&T campus in Hoffman Estates for planned ‘metroburb’

By |2019-03-28T13:46:18+00:00March 28th, 2019|Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

New Jersey-based Somerset Development has closed on its purchase of the former AT&T campus in Hoffman Estates, enabling its planned transformation of the 150-acre site into a self-contained community of multifamily housing, businesses and entertainment venues. Representatives of the firm were not immediately available Wednesday, but village officials confirmed the closing had been completed Tuesday

The demolition begins at Motorola campus in Schaumburg, and Topgolf is coming

By |2018-10-04T14:40:33+00:00October 4th, 2018|Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

Article by: Eric Peterson / Daily Herald The Galvin Center at Motorola Solutions' former headquarters in Schaumburg, home to a museum of the telecommunications giant's history and a place where many of the company's groundbreaking engineers perfected their trade, is meeting the wrecking ball. The two-story building's demolition is a significant step in Chicago-based UrbanStreet

$64 million downtown Des Plaines development clears major hurdle

By |2019-04-05T13:13:38+00:00May 25th, 2018|Buildings, Construction, News|

A rendering shows plans for a seven-story apartment building with space for restaurants at Ellinwood and Graceland avenues in Des Plaines. Aldermen approved an exception Monday that allows the development to have fewer parking spaces than typically required under city ordinance. Courtesy of Des Plaines Chacour Koop A 212-unit apartment building with space for high-end

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 in River West makes space for 23-story apartment high-rise

By |2018-05-03T18:31:01+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

Big changes are headed to the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Carpenter Street A single-story commercial building in Chicago’s River West neighborhood is ready to bite the dust in order to clear room for a new 23-story mixed-use tower. A permit green-lighting demolition of the low-rise masonry structure at 734 N. Milwaukee Avenue was issued

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