Loop Chicago


Block Thirty Seven apartments announced; details and closures

Hundreds of new residents will soon be calling the Loop “home” thanks to Los Angeles-based real estate firm CIM Group. The company has secured the initial permits for the construction of a new 34-story, 690-unit apartment tower situated on top of Block Thirty Seven. At its completion, the tower will be the largest by-unit count apartment building in the central business district and biggest rental structure since Alta and K Station in 2010.

Chicago's Rich Architectural History

Chicago boasts a skyline envied by many other major cities. The city will welcome its first Chicago Architecture Biennial in 2015, designed to explore major architectural issues and celebrate many of Chicago’s iconic buildings. From repurposed buildings to full demolitions, this skyline has undergone quite a bit of transformation over the years. Here is a small look at some of those buildings and a step back into the Loop of architecture’s past.

Music to Your Ears: A New Playlist for Lightscape

The new Lightscape Summer 2014 playlist is shaking things up on State Street with a diverse musical selection that is sure to make passers-by listen twice.

Loop List: 5 Easy Ways to Dress Up for ACTIVATE

August’s fashion inspired ACTIVATE is the perfect opportunity to dress your best and strut your stuff on the runway. Confused about just how to approach your big debut? We’ve compiled this list of suggestions on how to approach your outfit that is sure to make for a very stylish evening, and give you a shot at our fashion-inspired prize package by Macy’s and Balance Spa & Fitness.

Stage 37 brings music to Block Thirty Seven

Block Thirty Seven is setting the stage for a full slate of musical performances this summer in the Loop.

Dubbed “Stage 37”, the performance series is hosted on The Pedway between the CTA Red and Blue lines on Level B1. The program takes place on select Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from June 26 to July 31 from 5 - 7 pm.