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Monday, October 07, 2013
Instant Abject replaces Finely Aged Decay at former Self-Park on Wabash
When plans were announced for a new apartment tower built along Randolph and reaching into the eastern edge of the surface parking lot on Wabash, the little hut's days were obviously numbered.
Then, suddenly, the building was gone. But now - finally - we'll have something new and fresh on the site, something to raise the quality of design on Wabash, something like . . .
Summit on the Lake, is humming along towards a 2014 opening, as seen in this view from Randolph in a photo by our indefatigable correspondent Bob Johnson. Enjoy the look of that wood-faced construction elevator while you can. It makes for a more interesting texture than what you'll find on the finished facade.
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Labels: 7-Eleven, Summit on the Lake, Wabash Self-Park
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there is one on lake around the corner too.. WTF
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