Today, YIMBY shows the evolution of Chicago’s skyline through an unlikely pairing: Ferris Bueller and Google Earth. We have three shots from Paramount Picture’s iconic 1986 coming-of-age film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”, which we then compare to photos of the city from the same angle today.
Construction is going vertical for the Union Station Tower, also known as the BMO Tower, a 46-story office building in West Loop Gate. Designed by Goettsch Partners and developed by Riverside Investment & Development along with Convexity Properties, the 1.5 million-square-foot development is located at 320 S Canal Street, on a full-block site directly south of the 1925 Union Station headhouse. The project offers amenities for the office tenants as well as two levels of underground parking.