Final exterior touches remain near the base of St. Regis Chicago (formerly Vista Tower), a 101-story mixed-use skyscraper at 375 E Wacker Drive in Lakeshore East. Developed by Magellan Group, the tower reaches 1,191 feet in height, claiming the second spot in Chicago YIMBY’s end-of-year countdown and garnering “supertall” status at over 984 feet.
With approval from the Community Development Commission, the Chicago Department of Planning & Development has issued four Request for Proposals for sites across neighborhoods in southern and western Chicago, as part of the INVEST South/West initiative. The four sites are located in Bronzeville, North Lawndale, New City, and South Chicago.
Work is wrapping up at Vista Tower, a 101-story mixed-use building in Lake Shore East. The tower’s bold design is the work of Studio Gang Architects. The Chicago-based firm led by renowned architect Jeanne Gang also designed the planned O’Hare terminal and the nearby Aqua Tower.
Recent photos show the current status of Northerly Island, a 91-acre park off of South Loop’s shore. A portion of the lakefront trail was removed this past year due to storm damage along the park’s…
YIMBY has updated construction photos for the nearly complete 101-story Vista Tower, designed by Chicago-based Jeanne Gang and developed by Magellan Group. The 1.9 million-square-foot tower is now Chicago’s third tallest building at 1,191 feet, outpacing even the nearby Aon Center that previously stood unrivaled in the Lakeshore East neighborhood. The mixed-use building’s high profile also stems from the unique frustum-stack composition that forms its massing, adding to the collection of bold designs that the city knows well.