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  • Painting With Light

    Renzo Piano's Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago provides a luminous setting to celebrate art

  • Steelcase Designs a Business Space to Foster Collaboration

    When Steelcase learned a few years ago that mobile technologies were leading companies to purchase less furniture, it didn't panic. Instead, it created Workspring,

  • Rebuilding Bolivar

  • Shaped by the Sun

    Studio Gang's daylighting research informs the dynamic profile of a residential high-rise in Chicago

  • Stormy Year for Windy City

    IN THE LONG RUN, THE Chicago area apartment market is well-poised for sunny skies. But local owners will have to fly through a gathering storm to see the sunshine again.

  • News

    COLUMN FINANCIAL, THE commercial real estate lending arm of Credit Suisse, officially closed its doors in late March, shutting down its remaining offices in Dallas, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

  • Housing and Economic Recovery Act: Median Incomes and Rent Growth at LIHTC Properties

    The impact of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA), as reflected in the 2009 median family incomes (MFI), has brought a welcome reversal to the problem of no rent growth at Sec. 42 low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) properties, along with a few other benefits for underwriting...

  • Light, Plan, Form

    Skyscraper. High-rise. Tall building. Office tower. Call it what you want, there is no denying that this building type plays a critical, ongoing role in architecture's lexicon. A uniquely American innovation that defines the skylines of New York, Chicago, and so many other cities, the skyscraper is...

  • Nationwide

    Chicago— M&R Development has broken ground on Parc Huron, a 221-unit luxury high-rise in Chicago's River North neighborhood. The 21-story tower was originally planned as condominiums by developer Lennar Corp., but the company sold the site and plans to M&R last fall.

  • Change Is in the Air

    CHICAGO— Nov. 4, 2008, was an exciting day to be in the Windy City.