Tag: High-rise

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360 W Hubbard apartments officially underway in River North

360 W Hubbard apartments officially underway in River North

Here's the text of a news release received this morning from The Habitat Company: The Habitat Company announced the start of construction of a ...
A panoramic view of K2 at K Station

A panoramic view of K2 at K Station

Our unusually warm winter weather is facilitating rapid progress at the K2 at K Station construction site. You can see more coverage of the 34 ...
New rendering revealed for 3750 North Halsted development

New rendering revealed for 3750 North Halsted development

Over at the SkyscraperPage forum prolific contributor spyguy has just posted an updated rendering of a proposed mixed-use residential / retail dev ...
Marie Spear’s view from the tower crane at K2

Marie Spear’s view from the tower crane at K2

Some say that the tower crane operator has the most critical job in the construction of a high-rise building. At K2 at K Station, a 34-story ap ...
Construction underway at 360 West Hubbard in River North

Construction underway at 360 West Hubbard in River North

Just two weeks ago we reported that The Habitat Company had not yet begun construction on its new high-rise at 360 W Hubbard St in Chicago's River ...
Superior 110, a gleaming gem in River North

Superior 110, a gleaming gem in River North

Viewing Chicago's skyline from the west your eyes are drawn to a striking River North high-rise. What locals call "the blue building" is Superior ...
Michigan Avenue condo goes from foreclosure to first-class

Michigan Avenue condo goes from foreclosure to first-class

When a foreclosed 1-bedroom condo at 535 N Michigan Ave came on the market early in July at a list price of $89,900 it triggered a flurry of offer ...
Oakwood 200 Squared makes winter wonderful

Oakwood 200 Squared makes winter wonderful

While residents of other neighborhoods are slogging through the snow and braving Chicago's winter winds, residents at Oakwood 200 Squared grab a c ...
73 East Lake apartment tower gains Plan Commission approval

73 East Lake apartment tower gains Plan Commission approval

The Chicago Architecture Blog is reporting that the 42-story, 332-unit rental tower proposed for 73 East Lake St has been approved by the Chicago ...
Steep declines on 525 Hawthorne Place resale prices

Steep declines on 525 Hawthorne Place resale prices

525 Hawthorne Place was built in 1969 and converted to condos in 2002. The 30-story, 233-unit building has a solid Lakeview East location overlooking ...
360 W Hubbard high-rise site still a parking lot

360 W Hubbard high-rise site still a parking lot

As of this morning the parking lot at 360 W Hubbard St, which is slated to be the site of a new 43-story, 450-unit apartment tower, remains open f ...
The view from a 49th floor master bath

The view from a 49th floor master bath

A penthouse, strictly defined, is "the top floor of a tall building, typically luxuriously fitted, and offering fine views." Real estate agents ...
Oakwood 200 Squared voted best of 2011

Oakwood 200 Squared voted best of 2011

Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB), the architecture firm that designed many of Chicago's signature buildings, has been the recipient of countless award ...
Home for the holidays at Oakwood 200 Squared

Home for the holidays at Oakwood 200 Squared

Chicago's Loop is always buzzing with events, pulsing with an energy level you can experience only in the heart of a few of the world's great citi ...
Three-bedroom rental shootout – Aqua vs 340 on the Park

Three-bedroom rental shootout – Aqua vs 340 on the Park

If you're in the market for a high-end rental on Chicago's New East Side you have options in two very different buildings in the complex: Aqua and ...
Meet Charlie Zechel, a master cement finisher

Meet Charlie Zechel, a master cement finisher

The focus of work this week at K2 at K Station is completing site excavation and forming and pouring the basement walls of this new high-rise apar ...
The flying forms are flying at K2

The flying forms are flying at K2

We've been diligently following construction progress at K2 at K Station, a new rental high-rise, for the past several weeks. You can see video of ...
Dueling penthouses at Water Tower Place

Dueling penthouses at Water Tower Place

Two 72nd floor penthouse units have recently come on the market at Water Tower Place in Streeterville. Unit 7201 is a 2-bedroom, 2 ½ bath home ...
Year-end flurry of downtown high-rise sales

Year-end flurry of downtown high-rise sales

Crain's is reporting the sale of Flair Tower, 222 W Erie St, and 1212 S Michigan Ave, both rental apartment buildings. A sale may also be in the w ...
Mapping the new downtown apartment projects

Mapping the new downtown apartment projects

We've updated our list and map of downtown apartment projects that are proposed or under construction to add several recently-announced projects a ...
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