Throwback Thursday
150 North Riverside, Before It Reached Peak Skyscraper

And with that tweet, 150 North Riverside announced it had achieved its latest milestone.

The engineering marvel Chicago’s own Goettsch Partners designed along the Chicago River has been a wonder to behold. Despite a wind storm, a minor concrete collapse, and a major sunken barge, the 54-story office tower has mesmerized construction and architecture nerds since breaking ground in July of 2014. And we know it wasn’t just us staring in awe as the tower goes up; we’ve seen you all with your phones and cameras on the Randolph and Lake bridges throughout the whole process. And the good news is, there’s still plenty of work to watch.

But let’s go ahead and celebrate this achievement, with a throwback at what transpired to get 150 North Riverside to the tower we see today.

 

 

Location: 150 North Riverside Plaza, West Loop

Author: Daniel Schell

Daniel Schell is a West Loop social media addict who lives for Cubs baseball, good pizza, and big cities. If you bump into him on the street, it's likely because he's taking photos instead of watching where he's going, and he apologizes.

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