Latest Cabrini-Area Residential Tower Breaks Ground
Jun10

Latest Cabrini-Area Residential Tower Breaks Ground

With ceremonial shovels, gawking bankers, and a background of construction equipment, Fifield Companies broke ground on its newest residential tower yesterday, called Next at 347 West Chestnut Street. The Chicago Architecture Blog’s Daniel Schell was there as brass shovels sliced into soil for the ceremonial groundbreaking, as he was several months ago when backhoes gouged the earth for the first time in the building’s...

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New Streeterville Skyscraper to Scrape Sky, Fix Park [updated]
Jun10

New Streeterville Skyscraper to Scrape Sky, Fix Park [updated]

Like a good neighbor, the new Loews Chicago Hotel played host to the Streeterville community Tuesday evening to introduce the potential new kid on the block, Jupiter Realty Company’s 465 North Park Drive. Alderman Brendon Reilly (42nd) let the public in on the updated plan for the site (Not this one – those are the old plans), a 513-foot, 45-story tower at the corner of North Park Drive and East Illinois Street. The vision...

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