1. Curve on the Kennedy Now Visibly Curvy

    Developer Shapack Partners, in a joint effort with Focus Development and Atlantic Realty Partners,  tells us to expect 227 dwelling units, 145 parking spaces, and 10,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space when all is said and done.

  2. Bike Park by WeWork opening

    WeWork Fulton Market flagship opens Bike Park by WeWork. Ribbon cutting including Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Walter Burnett and Co-Founder of WeWork's Miguel McKelvey.

  3. Shapack Partners Unveil Two Fulton Market Mid-Rises

    West Loop residents got a preview of two proposed Fulton Market developments–and a chance to speak their minds–on Tuesday evening. Both properties will require a rezoning to C3-5 designation as planned developments.

  4. Two office buildings planned in hot Fulton Market area

    Chicago developer Jeffrey Shapack plans to build two office buildings near Google Inc.'s future building on Fulton Market, a bet that more companies are ready to set up shop in the hot neighborhood.

  5. Chicago's Sleek Soho House Has Echoes Of An Industrial Past

    The London-born hospitality chain Soho House, a members' only club hot with the techie crowd, has pushed into Chicago as part of its strategic plans for a global takeover. If its Windy City digs are any indication, this is a modern hotel chain that's not afraid to make itself at home in a new city. 

  6. Hey, What's Going on at Halsted and Lake?

    In April, plans for a new Booth Hansen designed apartment tower at Halsted and Lake surfaced, and in July, developers Shapack Partners and Focus Development presented their plan at a community meeting in the West Loop. 

  7. Green City Market Opens Second Site In Fulton Market Saturday

    Green City Market Fulton — that's the name for the new, second location of the Green City Market, the sustainable farmers market perched at the southern end of Lincoln Park. The new market, located in the West Loop's Fulton Market Innovation District, kicks off Saturday.

  8. Highly Anticipated Soho House Hotel To Open In August

    London-based hotelier Soho House has just announced that its West Loop location will be opening this August. The trendy new hotel that is opening in the former Belting Factory has been under construction for just under a year and once completed will contain 40 guest rooms and two public restaurants

  9. Why Young Families Should Live in the West Loop

    In the first decade of its transformation from skid row to Zone of Hipness, the West Loop appealed mostly to single people and young couples. But now it’s quickly becoming a family realm, too.