After 7 Years, Loop Residential Building Finally Hits Paper, Bridge to MDA
Mar12

After 7 Years, Loop Residential Building Finally Hits Paper, Bridge to MDA

Things are finally coming together for the new residential building coming to 171 North Wabash in The Loop. We first reported on 171 way way way back in 2011, when it was the companion building to what is now called Experience 73, around the corner but still adjacent, at 73 East Lake Street.  Experience ate a parking garage to build a 42-story residential tower, and 171 was going to eat a surface parking lot/parking garage combo to...

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New Loop Building to Imitate Look of Old Wabash
May24

New Loop Building to Imitate Look of Old Wabash

Last week we told you that the project destined for 171 North Wabash Street in The Loop had a new developer, and a new purpose.  Now we can tell you, it will also have a touch of the same old thing, as well. 171 North Wabash was originally envisioned as a companion building to the new skyscraper around the corner called Experience 73 (73 East Lake Street).  At the time it was proposed, the idea was that it the new building...

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Green Light For New Loop Skyscraper and Office Building
Dec26

Green Light For New Loop Skyscraper and Office Building

It’s been flying mostly under the radar for the last year or so, but now there’s finally reason to believe that the proposed residential tower at 73 East Lake Street is actually going to happen. The City of Chicago’s Plan Council has approved the latest plan from the developers for a 42-story apartment tower near the corner of Lake and Wabash.  If you’re having trouble picturing where this is, exactly,...

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