Jumping straight from the 500-foot-tall range and into the 700-foot-tall range is our construction countdown’s fifth-tallest entry, the 50-story 320 S Canal Street (BMO Tower) in West Loop Gate. Having topped out this past spring, this glass colossus has been co-developed by Riverside Investment & Development and Convexity Properties, rising 727 feet to its highest architectural point.
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The 49-story west tower at JDL’s colossal One Chicago development has earned the sixth spot in our year-end tower of tallest under-construction buildings in the city. As part of the developer’s mixed-use two-tower scheme, this…
Final face brick installation can be seen along Evo Union Park, an 11-story residential development approaching completion at West Loop’s 1454 W Randolph Street. Within this $64 million undertaking, developer Marquette Companies has planned for 242 total apartment dwellings, ranging from convertible layouts through two-bedroom residences. There will also be a total of 87 parking spaces and 48 bike storage slots housed within the ground-floor garage.
At eighth place in Chicago YIMBY’s year-end countdown is 300 N Michigan Avenue, a 47-story mixed-use skyscraper developed by Sterling Bay at the northeast corner of The Loop. Rising 523 feet to its pinnacle, this nearly complete tower will house retail within its podium, a hotel on floors six to 15, and apartments on the 17th through 46th floors. The hotel portion will be a 280-key CitizenM, while the residential portion, dubbed “Millie on Michigan” will yield a total of 289 rental units.
Just south of the CTA L’s Ashland station, fencing can be seen around a three-story midcentury building, which upon its imminent demolition will be replaced by a new 12-story mixed-use building development. This 154-foot-tall project by Marquette Companies will integrate with a five-story 1920’s-era building at the south end of the block. The 140 N Ashland Avenue property previously housed the Women’s Treatment Center, whose operations are currently downsizing and prompted the organization to relocate.