It was just a few weeks ago that ground was broken for two of the final four skyscrapers destined to rise in Lakeshore East. Now there are promising signs that a third tower will sprout soon.
Loop Spy Jody dropped some pictures in our tip line after spotting a geotechnical crew doing soil sampling at 193 North Columbus Drive — the space between Aqua and 300 East Randolph where Building O is going to go.
The 53-story bKL design is a triple-use skyscraper: 33 Floors of apartments on top, and then two 20-story hotels on the bottom, next to each other.
We’ve seen this kind of work in this place before, but that was close to a decade ago. And with the recent activity on the other side of Lakeshore East Park, it’s just a matter of time before we see something grand wedged into this spot.