Crane’s Down, Time to Start Leasing at 1333 South Wabash
Jun27

Crane’s Down, Time to Start Leasing at 1333 South Wabash

The latest residential tower in the South Loop is ready to take your money. The construction of 1333 South Wabash is far enough along that Luxury Living Chicago Realty is now doing deals so that people can move in to its 305 homes around the middle of August. 1333 is a 28-story residential tower designed by Brininstool+Lynch and developed by CMK Companies.  Originally approved by the city in 2008, construction began in 2013....

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1333 South Wabash Catches, Passes Older Sibling Next Door
Apr08

1333 South Wabash Catches, Passes Older Sibling Next Door

It seems CMK Companies‘ rental tower at 1333 South Wabash Avenue never gave its next-door neighbor a chance to be the big kid on the block. No sooner was 1345 Wabash completed and taking on residents, 1333 Wabash was digging its own heels into the South Loop soil just a few feet to the north. And already, it’s grown taller. It’s even got some glass goin’ on already. 1333 Wabash is a Brininstool + Lynch design...

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As 1345 South Wabash Fills Up, 1333 Builds Up
Jan21

As 1345 South Wabash Fills Up, 1333 Builds Up

If you build it, they will come. So as long as you’re at it, you might as well build two of them. Which is precisely what’s happening in the South Loop. At 1333 South Wabash Avenue, One Triple Three is the second, larger tower from Chicago’s CMK Companies on the same block of South Wabash. Destined to rise 28 stories high, the Brininstool + Lynch design will bring 307 rental units, to include one-, two-, and...

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River South: More Towers, More Townhouses, and a Drilling Truck
Sep17

River South: More Towers, More Townhouses, and a Drilling Truck

It’s been a busy couple of days for the muddy expanse of ground between South Wells Street and the Chicago River recently dubbed River South. Yesterday soil sampling trucks showed up and started drilling there, as you can see in the photo above.  And then today representatives of the developers, CMK and Lend Lease, gave a courtesy presentation to the Chicago Plan Commission about their plans for the property. When we first told...

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With 1345 Wabash Complete, 1333 Shifts Into High Gear
Aug20

With 1345 Wabash Complete, 1333 Shifts Into High Gear

Now that CMK Companies‘ 1345 Wabash tower (1345 South Wabash Avenue) is ready to accept residents, workers are earnestly changing the landscape next door at 1333 South Wabash for the accompanying structure. The Brininstool+Lynch design is being fitted into a hole intended for a  previously-endeavored development that never got out of the ground. When complete, the 28-story tower will rise 276 feet into the South Loop sky. But...

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Big Name Architect to Transform River South
May14

Big Name Architect to Transform River South

Just days after announcing that a Chicago developer and an Australian developer will transform the South Loop wilds surrounding River City (800 South Wells Street) into a new community of residences, offices, hotels, and restaurants, word comes that an architect has been picked to bend the land to his vision. According to Crain’s Chicago Business, Ralph Johnson has been tapped to turn River South into the next Lakeshore East....

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Status Update: 1345 Wabash
Aug15

Status Update: 1345 Wabash

The small building that made a big splash in the South Loop last year is starting to rise from the earth. 1345 Wabash (1345 South Wabash Avenue) is a 15-story condominium block being developed by CMK Companies.  You can see in these pictures that the parking garage that will make up the building’s podium is already well underway.  It appears that work so far is concentrated on the ramps, which are hard next to the storage...

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