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

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

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

Kitchen closed: Des Plaines replica McDonald’s meets wrecking ball

Demolition crews work Tuesday to take apart the 33-year-old replica McDonald's restaurant at 400 Lee St. in Des Plaines. Courtesy of Citywide Printing The last reminder of where Ray Kroc opened his first franchised McDonald's in Des Plaines went into the history books Tuesday, when the 33-year-old replica restaurant building met the wrecking ball. The

By |2018-08-22T14:03:16+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Construction, Demolition, News|

$64 million downtown Des Plaines development clears major hurdle

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

By |2018-05-25T13:10:39+00:00May 25th, 2018|Buildings, Construction, News|

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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