Getting to Know… 465 North Park Drive
Jun22

Getting to Know… 465 North Park Drive

Way back in Episode Two of our Chicago Neverbuilt series, we told you about a lickable, curvalicious skyscraper once planned for 465 North Park Drive.  It was designed by friends-of-the-blog SCB on behalf of a great big east coast financial services company, which eventually decided not to build it. The vacant lot at 465 is once again in play, with yet another curvy skyscraper — this time from the pencils of Pappageorge Haymes. We are...

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New Streeterville Skyscraper to Scrape Sky, Fix Park [updated]
Jun10

New Streeterville Skyscraper to Scrape Sky, Fix Park [updated]

Like a good neighbor, the new Loews Chicago Hotel played host to the Streeterville community Tuesday evening to introduce the potential new kid on the block, Jupiter Realty Company’s 465 North Park Drive. Alderman Brendon Reilly (42nd) let the public in on the updated plan for the site (Not this one – those are the old plans), a 513-foot, 45-story tower at the corner of North Park Drive and East Illinois Street. The vision...

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