Articles by Jack Crawford

Lakeview Connection

Roof Installed for 801 W Belmont in Lake View

The roof has now been installed for 801 W Belmont Avenue, a two-story commercial development that will occupy a prominent corner site in Lakeview East. The project is developed by Hubbard Street Group, which also owns several other properties along the busy commercial corridor.

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Lost Legends #1: The Chicago Federal Building in The Loop

The architectural landscape of Chicago is ever-evolving, with many structures meeting their end to make way for new, cutting-edge designs. While demolition is necessary for a thriving metropolis, it often comes at the cost of losing touch with the city’s historical roots and in some cases the demise of beloved landmarks in the name of pragmatism.

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View of Howard Brown Health at 3501 N Halsted Street. Rendering by Architrave

Facade Work Progresses at 3501 N Halsted Street in Lakeview East

Rapid facade work is underway at 3501 N Halsted Street, a five-story mixed-use building in Lakeview East that will serve as a hub for Howard Brown Health, an organization dedicated to providing comprehensive care and support for the LGBTQ community in Chicago. Following the completion of the structural work, the project is now focused on the installation of the innovative exterior designed by Eckenhoff Saunders Architects.

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