click images for larger viewwritten about before, the old plaza between the Wrigley Building and in its annex had grown increasingly derelict and forlorn, especially when seen against the sparkling new Trump Tower riverwalk.
It's an acute disappointment, especially if it's a sign of how Mars's stewardship of one of the great jewels in Chicago architecture is going to play out. Still, if you aren't going to add anything worthwhile to the conversation, I suppose the next best thing is to just shut up and get out of the way. Cleaning out the clutter is an improvement. Before, all those shabby stuffings in the plaza were just an obstruction to the view towards one of the more spectacular walkways in Chicago, terminated by the Trump Tower and, in the distance, the handsome new 353 N. Clark, by Lohan Anderson.