Chicago’s Newest Development is Officially a Thing: Riverline [u]
Nov19

Chicago’s Newest Development is Officially a Thing: Riverline [u]

Downtown Chicago’s newest planned community can officially make the transition from paper to reality.  Today the Chicago Plan Commission approved the construction of Riverline. Riverline is a joint development between CMK and Australian mega-developer Lend Lease south of Harrison Street, north of Roosevelt Road, and sandwiched between South Wells Street and the Chicago River. It was designed by Ralph Johnson at Perkins+Will  and...

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Lend Lease and CMK Plow Ahead With Ambitious 5-Tower South Loop Plan
Jun18

Lend Lease and CMK Plow Ahead With Ambitious 5-Tower South Loop Plan

These two move fast. This is the second time we’re starting an article about Lend Lease and CMK with “Just days after announcing…”  So, here we go: Just days after announcing an architect Ralph Johnson had been picked for the South Loop mixed use project known as River South (600 South Wells Street), the Anglo-Aussie combine has filed paperwork with the city to actually make it happen. The project will be...

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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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