economy

Same Place New Face

Savvy Developers and Building Owners Embrace Adaptive Reuse Five years ago, the Chicago Spire was the talk of the town. The 2,000-foot-tall residential tower would…


Second Chances

When was the last time you were truly awe-inspired? I may be a little biased, but as this issue of retrofit came together, I was…


Growing Roots

A Nondescript Building in a Historic Area is Transformed into and Urban Chic Wine Café The Gilbert, Ariz., Heritage District is the site where Gilbert…


A Second Life

Some people may say I’m crazy, launching a magazine in the worst economy our nation has experienced since the Great Depression. The magazine business is…