• Pipes & cold weather

    Another shot of cold air is forecast to hit Chicago this week.  As a precaution, Management recommends leaving faucets drip to avoid frozen pipes.  This is especially important for pipes that run along the exterior walls.  Make sure to remove any stopper you may have in the sink prior to starting the dripping.  Please also leave the cabinet open under…

  • January 2014 Project Update

    January 2014 Project Update Lobby Refurbishment We’re about 6-8 weeks away from completing the lobbies. Undoubtedly you’ve seen the new molding and arch-ways in the corridors. Something magical is taking place behind the visqueen curtains. Fire Door Project We are in the process of installing 225 fire doors at the rate of about 2 per day. If you happened to…

  • Please be careful out there!

    PLEASE BE CAREFUL! Due to the snow and extreme cold temperatures, the ramp area, alley behind the building and many nearby sidewalks may be treacherous. Please take extra care.

  • Voice Communications System Testing

    The City of Chicago Fire Department will be on site Friday, January 10th at approximately 10:30am to do the final testing of the Voice Communication System and to verify the operation of the speakers.  What this means is that you will hear short tones and a communication such as “This is a test, this is only a test” throughout the…

  • Façade Inspection

    As part of the 2013 Ongoing Inspection and Repair Program that is due to the City, engineers from Wiss, Janney, & Elstner and workers from BAMR will be inspecting several areas of the  from a swing stage. beginning Tuesday, January 7th  .  They will start inspecting on the west façade and work their way around to the south façade. The…

  • Polishing the brass

    Please be advised that Stuart Dean will be polishing the brass in the passenger elevators on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week (December 16th, 17th and 18th).  The passenger elevators will be out of service for periods at a time during this maintenance.