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And now the latest from Curbed Chicago, covering everything you need to know about the city's neighborhoods and real estate.
SOUTH LOOP — This week, reps from the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority presented the latest, updated master plan for the $400 million McCormick Place entertainment district that will include a 55 story hotel, multipurpose arena, new data center and the reuse of the landmark American Book Company Building.
LAKEVIEW — Riverstone Residential is rounding the homestretch and putting the finishing touches to its 269 rental unit project Halsted Flats, Lakeview's newest large mixed use development, and Curbed stopped by this week for a tour of the model units.
EVERYWHERE — Check out Curbed Chicago's newest series in exploring the very best and worst in online multiple listing service (MLS) ads, "This Week In Chicago Listing Fails, Wins and WTFs".