Yearly Archives: 2014

Loop building’s makeover includes a giant $800,000 mural

Map mural on 300 S. Wacker The 300 South Wacker building has never been what anyone would call a sexy skyscraper. Its most conspicuously dull feature has always been the khaki-colored concrete elevator shaft in the center third of its riverside facade. That changed with a makeover commissioned by Beacon …

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Why would Bruce Rauner want to buy the governor’s mansion?

AP Photo/The State Journal-Register, Justin L. Fowler Wallpaper is buckling in the governor’s mansion, a spokesperson for Governor Pat Quinn showed earlier this month. That’s because of a leaky roof, which also has caused the basement to flood. Quinn recently authorized patching the roof. Bruce Rauner last week gave another …

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