Heavy Equipment Starts Arriving at 130 North Franklin
Jun06

Heavy Equipment Starts Arriving at 130 North Franklin

Thanks to a tip from Loop Spy Dan, we now know that the first heavy equipment has arrived at 130 North Franklin Street in The Loop.  130 is a 50-something-story-tall office building being developed by Tsihman-Speyer in New York, and designed by Krueck+Sexton in River North. What’s arrived is a pair of excavators from National Wrecking Company, and they’re parked right where the 130 tower will rise, a vacant lot...

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Coming Soon to a Loop Near You: 130 North Franklin
Aug24

Coming Soon to a Loop Near You: 130 North Franklin

Late last week the Chicago Plan Commission gave its nod to the construction of 130 North Franklin, the faceted, fascinating, Krueck+Sexton office tower that is going to put yet another surface parking lot out of our misery. As described on the K&S web site, it’s the first Chicago project by New York developer Tishman Speyer since the economy ate itself in 2008. The exact height of this skyscraper has been something of a...

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