Loop Plot Zoned For a 600-Foot Tower Getting a 140-foot Hotel
Jun02

Loop Plot Zoned For a 600-Foot Tower Getting a 140-foot Hotel

There was a time when we’d sit in the Starbucks in the Hotel Allegro, write stories about architecture, and gaze through the rain wondering what might become of the surface parking lot next to the wonderful Randolph Tower (188 West Randolph Street). 180 West Randolph Street The wondering is now over, as 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly has told his constituents that the West Loop’s Convexity Properties wants to put up a...

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Stalled 39-Story Loop Hotel Project May Be Ready to Restart
Aug15

Stalled 39-Story Loop Hotel Project May Be Ready to Restart

Two years after fixing up the joint with new curbs, lighting, and even trees, it looks like the future holds something different for the surface parking lot at 180 West Randolph Street. And that something could be a 39-story hotel and residential stack pack. Right now if you look up the property in the city’s records, you’ll see that it’s governed by something a little unusual — a Parking Planned Development. Number...

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