Construction Update
GEMS Academy Lakeshore East

GEMS Academy Lakeshore East

The vertical stripes are up, and the construction hoist is down at GEMS Academy in Lakeshore East (350 East South Water Street).

Loop Spy Daniel sent over this photograph of the building’s south facade. If you look closely, you can see work continuing on the cafeteria level. But ignoring that, you can get an excellent idea of what the bKL-designed building will look like when it’s done in a few months time.

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