Landmark “CNA Center” Name Moving Across the Loop [u]
Dec16

Landmark “CNA Center” Name Moving Across the Loop [u]

For almost a half a century, the name “CNA Center” (and its predecessors) has been synonymous with the incongruous red steel skyscraper at 333 South Wabash Avenue, just off Grant Park.  Now that name is going to belong to a new building. The John Buck Company‘s new 151 North Franklin project is now going to be known as CNA Center, as the insurance company has committed to leasing 275,000 square feet of the planned...

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Party on the Roof: MiLa Tops Out Again
Sep28

Party on the Roof: MiLa Tops Out Again

It’s not every day you see a card table sporting hard hats and balloons on Michigan Avenue. Or people in yellow safety vests pouring champagne instead of concrete. But Thursday wasn’t just any day at 200 North Michigan Avenue, the residential tower called MiLa. That’s because it was the ceremonial topping out of the skyscraper across the street from Michigan Plaza and next to the Carbide and Carbon Building (230...

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200 North Michigan: “Transformative” Change for a “Seedy” Stretch of The Loop
Sep13

200 North Michigan: “Transformative” Change for a “Seedy” Stretch of The Loop

A proposed residential tower at 200 North Michigan Avenue moved one step closer to fruition, last night as details of the plan were shared with the community. The developer, John Buck Company, offered information on the proposed 45-story rental and retail property during a meeting at the Hard Rock Hotel on Thursday, September 12th. Forty-second Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly kicked off the meeting and noted that this particular stretch...

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