Construction Update
73 East Lake Street

The smelly urine-soaked old buildings are gone, and work has begun on the foundations of 73 East Lake Street, the SCB-designed tower that will wrap around the MDA City Apartments with a 42-story tower and parking garage.

73 East Lake Street

Here you can see a load of metal pipes being delivered to the site, possibly for caissons.

You can read all about the new building in our previous coverage: Green Light for New Loop Skyscraper and Office Building.


Author: Editor

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