Chicago Plan Commission

Revised Design for Parcel O Tower. Renderings bKL Architecture

Renderings Reveal Updated Design for Parcel O Tower in Lakeshore East

Renderings have been revealed of an updated design for the Parcel O Tower at Lakeshore East. Located at 193 N Columbus Drive, the site within the larger mega development is currently a vacant lot. Studio Gang’s Aqua Tower neighbors the site to the north while the Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower by Goettsch Partners stands just to the south. Magellan Development Group is in charge of the tower project.

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Tribune East Tower. Rendering by Adrian Smith & Gordon Gill Architecture

Approved Tribune East Tower at 421 N Michigan Avenue Is Chicago’s Tallest Development

The Tribune East Tower, the recently approved supertall expected to rise 1,422 feet, takes the number one spot in YIMBY’s countdown as Chicago’s tallest development. Poised to become Chicago’s second tallest building, Tribune East is part of the Tribune Tower redevelopment project, which includes the conversion of the original Tribune Tower into 162 condominium units. Developers CIM Group and Golub & Company are leading the development of the $700 million structure that will replace a surface parking lot originally used by Chicago Tribune employees.

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Parcel I at Lakeshore East. Rendering by bKL Architecture

Lakeshore East Parcel I Tower Takes 4th Spot in Chicago’s Tallest Developments Countdown

The approved Parcel I tower, located within the Lakeshore East development, takes the fourth spot in YIMBY’s Chicago’s tallest developments countdown. Located within the IJKL site, the tower will be located on the northern edge of the parcel, at the corner of E Wacker Drive and N Lake Shore Drive. Lendlease and Magellan Development Group are in charge of the development of Parcel I, in addition to Cirrus and Cascade, the towers at the J and K/L sites.

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