Cornerspotted: 25th & Michigan, Long Before McCormick & Stevenson. Thursday, June 6, 2013, by Ian Spula … As the cornerspotter feature exposes, our urban fabric has been cheapened or destroyed over the past 60 years more often than it's been improved. ·Hint: A Glimpse Into a South Side District's Peak Days [Curbed … It's sad how Chicago so easily destroys its beautiful historic buildings for such short-sighted reasons. By guest. 06/06/13 02:38 PM. @guest #2: Mans gotta park.