October 2019

There are 2 blog entries for October 2019.

It’s been about 4 years since plans for the Helmut Jahn designed condo tower at 1000 S. Michigan were introduced publicly, but after a long wait and a few bumps in the road, reports are out that construction is finally set to begin on Chicago's newest luxury high-rise next week.

Both Curbed and the Chicago Tribune are reporting that an official groundbreaking ceremony will happen on October 24th, and the event has been confirmed by the project’s developers.

When finished, the tower, called 1000M, will stand 74 stories high (896 feet) and have a major impact on the city’s lakefront skyline. The building will also have 40,000 square feet of amenities, including a pool deck, fitness center, music conservatory, and a Himalayan salt therapy room.

If all goes

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Even though summer is officially over, October is one the most festive months of the year in Chicago with plenty to do all over the city. Here’s our updated list of events, festivals, and fun things to do this year..

Fall Fest at Lincoln Park Zoo - Now to October 27th

This year marks the 5th year for the Fall Fest at Lincoln Park Zoo. As a family-friendly celebration of autumn, the festival features a corn maze, Ferris wheel, an inflatable obstacle course, live professional pumpkin carving, and so much more!

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Jack’s Pumpkin Pop-Up - Now to November 3rd

Presented by Samuel Adams, this BOO-zy outdoor experience includes the city’s largest outdoor corn maze, axe throwing, 4 full-service bars, and plenty of carnival games, food

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