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Motorola's New Digs; Neighborhood Stereotypes; More

photo by Nicholas James for Curbed Chicago

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RIVER NORTH - Nearly two years after Motorola Mobility first announced its plan to move 2,000 employees from its suburban campus in Libertyville to downtown Chicago, the company has formally opened the doors to its new global headquarters in the Merchandise Mart. See the complete tour on Curbed.

EVERYWHERE - Neighborhood stereotyping has always been a "thing" in Chicago, considering there are 77 unique neighborhoods in the city that offer residents very different experiences, and this infographic of neighborhood stereotypes nailed it.

LOGAN SQUARE - A developer has recently unveiled plans to build the largest new apartment building in Logan Square since the 2006 real estate crash. The proposal includes 63 studio and 3 one-bedroom apartments.

RIVER NORTH - It's only been a month since caisson drilling rigs first appeared on the scene of the future Wolf Point development, but construction of the eventual three tower megaproject is in high gear.