It’s Full Steam Ahead for 215 West Lake

215 West Lake

After a bit of light demolition, some foundation work, a tower crane, and a few levels of core poured, construction crews have been given the green light to build the bulk of the new residential skyscraper being slotted in at 215 West Lake Street.  The permit came in a couple of days ago:

Permit issued for new construction FULL BUILDING PHASE: ERECT 33 STORY (132 EFFICIENCY UNITS, 133 DWELLING UNITS) 152 PARKING SPACES. (FOUNDATION APPROVED UNDER PERMIT 100632728) GREEN PERMIT PROGRAM BENEFIT TIER II PARTICIPANT – LEED SILVER

The 365,000 square foot building is expected to be substantially completed by the end of 2017 with a price tag right around $65 million.

215 West Lake (Courtesy of Thomas Roszak Architects)

215 West Lake (Courtesy of Thomas Roszak Architects)

Location: 215 West Lake Street, The Loop

Author: Editor

Editor founded the Chicago Architecture Blog in 2003, after a long career in journalism. He can be reached at chicagoarchitectureinfo@gmail.com.

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