Status Update: Making Up AMLI River North
Aug06

Status Update: Making Up AMLI River North

You know how a woman in a hurry will sometimes leave the house before her makeup is done?  That’s what happening now at AMLI River North (71 East Hubbard Street). The 50-story building is open for business, but crews are still clinging to its side, painting its face.  The grey of the concrete is being painted over with a whiteish primer, and then with a final color of beige.  The building is painted beige because that color...

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Status Update: AMLI River North
Jan31

Status Update: AMLI River North

AMLI’s new residential tower is muscling its way into the Chicago skyline.  Even though River North is a typically crowded portion of downtown Chicago, the placement of this building, with little skyscraper competition, is giving it a prominent presence in the area.  And presumably, that translates into epic views of the city for its residents. AMLI River North (71 East Hubbard Street) will eventually rise to 50-stories and be...

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Status Update: Amli River North
Aug23

Status Update: Amli River North

It’s still mostly ugly concrete, but its crane is becoming more and more visible across downtown Chicago.  Amli River North (71 West Hubbard Street) is rising on the edge of the Near North Side entertainment district. When it’s done it will be a very prominent 50 stories, and likely a visual landmark in the neighborhood.  It’s already drawing attention, and it’s only a third of its eventual height. The first...

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