Ten years ago, Flor was a three-person operation in a “little bitty space” in the Merchandise Mart office of its parent company, Interface. Now, the carpet-squares company has over 20 stores across the U.S. and a colorful West Loop loft headquarters designed by Perkins + Will and Interface Chief Creative Officer Chip DeGrace. The 8,000 square foot spot at 600 W. Van Buren houses 40 of the company’s 100 employees in an office combining sleek surfaces, antique furniture and splashes — rather, squares — of color. Flor President Greg Colando and VP of Marketing Emily Olson-Torch showed us around.
The transportation agency wants to make bicycling safer in the city. It proposes 150 miles of new bike lanes, but funding isn’t in place; new mayor may take a different path.
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6th, 21st Ward candidates discuss future of South Side ahead of runoff: Time to ‘resurrect dreams of residents’
Four community leaders vie for City Council seats left open by the departures of longtime alderpersons Sawyer and Brookins.
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Defense finally gets crack at feds’ key witness in ComEd bribery trial, says he was ‘scared’ when FBI agents came to his door
Former ComEd exec had been questioned over three days by federal prosecutors as they detailed the many ways the company allegedly tried to bribe former House Speaker Michael Madigan to benefit ComEd.