We’re Just Months Away From the Start of Two New Wacker Drive Office Towers
Sep10

We’re Just Months Away From the Start of Two New Wacker Drive Office Towers

Documents filed with the City of Chicago reveal that advanced planning is underway to build two new office buildings on South Wacker Drive, immediately south of the Willis Tower. They also show that construction should start by next Summer. The locations of 301 South Wacker and 321 South Wacker. (Base map via Apple Maps) The buildings, which will bear the addresses of 301 South Wacker and 321 South Wacker will be on the same block as...

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Wacker Drive In Line For A Second Set of Sibling Skyscrapers
Nov04

Wacker Drive In Line For A Second Set of Sibling Skyscrapers

If you like your skyscrapers two-by-two, then Murphy Development Group has got your covered. Crain’s Chicago Business reports that it’s working a deal to build a set of towers a little past the Willis Tower at 301 and 321 South Wacker Drive. The building, designed by Kohn Pederson Fox, would total 2.4 million square feet.  They would be the second pair of sibling skyscrapers after the CME Center at 20 and 30 South Wacker,...

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Your OHC Photos: Randolph Tower Part 2
Oct28

Your OHC Photos: Randolph Tower Part 2

Man_ofSteel sent in some more of his pictures from the 2013 Open House Chicago.  This one he took from the eaves and high places of the Randolph Tower (188 West Randolph Street).  It shows nearby neighbor 225 West Wacker, the unmistakably postmodern KPF building on the Chicago River. This little corner of The Loop is starting to come back to life, with new businesses opening, a new office building planned, and scuttlebutt of other...

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