Another Skyscraper Barges In Along the Chicago River
Jul25

Another Skyscraper Barges In Along the Chicago River

Amid construction barges and politicians in hardhats, yesterday downtown Chicago got to see its second skyscraper groundbreaking in as many weeks. West Loop Spy Kevin hit our Tip Line and sent in this photo of the official groundbreaking for 150 North Riverside.  The project formerly known as 400 West Randolph is another office-tower-plus-park that will help complete the western portion of the Chicago Riverwalk system. Just as the...

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Chicago River Tower May Be Scaled Back
Mar19

Chicago River Tower May Be Scaled Back

Plans for a new skyscraper on one of the last remaining patches of Chicago Riverfront aren’t working out.  Crain’s Chicago Business reports that Hines, the Houston developer of the project has come to an agreement to terminate the lease of its anchor tenant. The skyscraper would have been located across from Wolf Point, on the west bank of where the main channel of the Chicago River meets the North and South branches....

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