645 West Madison is Still a Thing
Jan11

645 West Madison is Still a Thing

With so many buildings being proposed, revised, approved, built, and opened in Chicago all the time, it can be hard to keep up with all the activity.  Sometimes a building slips through the cracks and the next thing you know, it’s either silently cancelled, or suddenly there’s a crane where there was no crane before. Neither of those are true for the modest red building proposed for 645 West Madison.  It doesn’t have...

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Smoking Hot Model: 645 West Madison
Dec31

Smoking Hot Model: 645 West Madison

It’s been a while since we’ve featured a Smoking Hot Model on the blog, so here’s one that’s so hot it’s red. This is bKL Architecture’s model for 645 West Madison Street, the 20-story, 268-foot-tall office building proposed to slide in between Presidential Towers and the Kennedy Expressway.  Above you can see the building in detail.  Below you can see it in its West Loop context.   Unfortunately,...

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