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Wolf Point West
Wolf Point West, the river-hugging, 493-foot high, 510 unit residential tower from bKL Architecture that's the first three projected skyscrapers for the site
Wolf Point West will also include a tight stub of parkland to the east and west, while the far larger park that supposed to separate the three towers will continue to be the truncated remnant of the original surface parking lot until funding is in place for the other two towers.
River Point office Tower at 444 West Lake Street, designed by Pickard Chilton and scheduled to open early in 2017
150 North Riverside
150 North Riverside, a 1.2 million square-foot, 53 story, Goettsch Partners designed tower that's been competing for tenants with River Point, moving towards a scheduled 4th-quarter 2016 completion. Last week, Crain's Chicago Business was reporting that developer John O'Donnell has just nailed down almost $300 million to complete financing for the half-billion dollar building, which he claims is already 28% leased.
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. . . but the main activity on Saturday was a power shovel slowly spreading a carpet of rubble across the entire surface of the site.
We took some pictures of the native girls, but they weren't developed. But we're going back again in a couple of weeks
Hour of the Wolf: The Transformation of the Pivot Point of Chicago
The Park at River Point Makes Train Tracks Disappear
Giant Punch Stamp on the River? First Renderings for 150 North Riverside
The Art of the Pitch: Selling 150 North Riverside to the Neighbors