More than two-dozen new condos are coming to River West. Chicago-area developer The Domain Group just secured a construction permit to put in a seven-story building at 640-650 N Morgan. Including 25 units, the building will be going up in the 12,300-square-foot triangular space located between the Kennedy Expressway and Morgan.

While little information is listed about the design of the building, Chicago’s Vari Architects is signed on as the architectural firm. A published rendering of the building does show a garage and bike parking on the ground level along with five different floor plans of three-bedroom, two-bath units on floors two through six. The rendering also leaves room for a large rooftop deck, taking up at least half of building’s upper level.

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The City of Chicago is aggressively moving towards a more energy efficient future.  The city plans to change out 85% of all of its current public outdoor lights and replace them with LED lights.  While the Emanuel administration previously detailed the more than 348,000 lights included in the plan, a mayoral trust is now officially requesting proposals.

Called the Smart Lighting Project, the plan is aimed at making the city’s street lights more reliable and making the city’s energy usage more efficient.  While many city lights were installed during the 1970s, some of the electrical wiring and poles have been in place since the 1950s.

LEDs use less electricity, plus the bulbs are said to last longer than the current high-pressure sodium lights.  The city…

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No matter whether you’re a huge sports fan or a kid at heart, you’ll find plenty to do and see at any of Chicago’s top springtime events. For a closer look at what's going on over the next several weeks, here's a look at some of the best events to hit during the spring warm-up!

NFL Draft (April 28-30)

It may not feel much like football season but fans will be out in force for the 2016 NFL Draft Chicago.  This three-day festival, aimed at football fans, takes over Grant Park, Congress Plaza and Auditorium Theatre. The festival is free, complete with youth clinics, autograph sessions, games and activities.

Chicago Kids and Kites Festival (May 7)

Expect some high-flying fun at the Chicago Kids and Kites Festival May 7. Free to attend, this is the…

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Luxurious features and amenities are available at every turn within some of Chicago’s most expensive condos on the market.

401 N Wabash Avenue #32A | View Trump Tower Condos For Sale

Trump Tower provides a two-bedroom unit for $3.35 million, located at 401 N Wabash Avenue on the city’s Near North Side.  On the market starting in early March 2016, the unit features spectacular river and lake views.

118 E Erie Street #26C | View Ritz Carlton Residences For Sale

Also on the Near North Side, the Ritz Carlton Chicago admirably includes a unit of two bedrooms and 2.5 baths for $1.85 million.  This particular unit has been on the market since February 2016.

505 N Lake Shore Drive #1615 | View 505 N. Lake Shore Condos For Sale

Located at 505…

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