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

Checking in on the Site of the Tribune East Supertall at 421 N Michigan Avenue in Streeterville

YIMBY recently stopped by the site of Tribune East Tower, the newly approved supertall that will 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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One Chicago Square

Construction Reaches Halfway Mark for 971-Foot-Tall One Chicago Square in River North

One Chicago Square has surpassed the vertical halfway mark for both its 74- and 49-story towers. Developed by JDL, the mixed-use project will max out at 971 feet in height and make a substantial impact on the cityscape in the River North neighborhood. Since YIMBY’s last update in August, each tower has climbed about 13 floors, with the structurally completed floor count now around 41 and 28, respectively.

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1500 N Wieland Street via Google Maps

Zoning Approved for Development at 1500 N Wieland Street in Old Town

The Zoning Board of Appeals has approved the zoning for a five-story residential building at 1500 N Wieland Street in Old Town. The project is located on an interior lot along N Wieland Street between W North Avenue and W Schiller Street. The Sedgwick CTA L station, serviced by the Brown and Purple Lines, is a six-minute walk away. Nader and Juan Hindo of 1458 N Wieland LLC are in charge of the development.

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