West Loop’s Newest Tower Is Old Saint Pat’s
Dec04

West Loop’s Newest Tower Is Old Saint Pat’s

The West Loop skyscraper formerly known as the Old Saint Pat’s Tower is officially done, according to Gold Coast architecture firm SCB. Today it is known by its address: 625 West Adams, and is a 20-story office building on Heritage Green Park built for White Oak Realty, CA Ventures, and Old Saint Patrick’s Church. Previously, this was a surface parking lot for the popular West Loop Catholic Church. Today, those parking spaces...

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Old Saint Pat’s Tower Powers Upward
Jan03

Old Saint Pat’s Tower Powers Upward

Crews from Power Construction have been busting their humps for the last few months, trying to get as much of the parking garage at 625 West Adams built as they can before the dead of winter sets in.  With The Dead officially here, photographer Michael Lyons sent over some photographs showing their progress; and it’s not too shabby. Concrete has already been poured up to the fifth floor of the office building occasionally known...

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The West Loop’s Newest Office Tower Gets Down and Dirty
Aug15

The West Loop’s Newest Office Tower Gets Down and Dirty

Demolition is a thing of the past, and construction is well underway at 625 West Adams Street, the office building sometimes known as the Old Saint Pat’s Tower. Professional photographer Michael S. Lyons tripped our tip line with his latest batch of photos showing crews busy with the elevator core, foundation pour, and drilling machines that roar. When complete, 625 will rise 22 stories into the West Loop sky with 400 parking...

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Old Saint Patrick’s Tower Gets City Blessing
Nov10

Old Saint Patrick’s Tower Gets City Blessing

It’s been exactly one year to the day since we heard any noise about the West Loop skyscraper being built for Old Saint Patrick’s Church.  We’re about to hear a lot more noise from it. That’s because the city has approved the 20-story building that will have commercial offices and parking over two floors of retail and church space.  REJournals had the scoop on this one. We covered this project, now known...

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West Loop Tower Opposition Could Change Design, Landscape
May26

West Loop Tower Opposition Could Change Design, Landscape

People living in the West Loop are getting a better understanding of their potential new neighbor: a 22-story  office tower to be erected on a surface parking lot currently owned by Old Saint Patrick’s Church. The Old Saint Patrick’s Tower (not its official name, just an allonym we’re using here) is the latest in a string of minor skyscrapers to go up in the neighborhood, which is rapidly transforming from a...

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