Status Update: A New High For Streeterville’s Loews Hotel Tower
Feb28

Status Update: A New High For Streeterville’s Loews Hotel Tower

The new Loews Hotel going up at 435 North Park Drive now has a tower crane — a significant step towards its climb to 53 stories and 635 feet. We took the photo above just before the crane went up, and then received the photos below from one of our Streeterville Spies just yesterday. When completed, the SCB-designed building will have 398 apartments over 400 hotel rooms. ┬áIt is one of only two buildings in the last few years...

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Neighbors Want Taller Skyscrapers in Streeterville
May14

Neighbors Want Taller Skyscrapers in Streeterville

The new apartment and hotel tower planned for 435 North Park Drive in Streeterville is evolving, and moving closer to reality. Responding to the concerns of neighbors, changes have been made to the as-yet unbranded hotel inside the as-yet unnamed building. For the most part, those changes are minor, and perhaps reflecting the neighborhood’s growing comfort with being the glass tower capital of Chicago, a recent public meeting on...

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