After a bit of light demolition, some foundation work, a tower crane, and a few levels of core poured, construction crews have been given the green light to build the bulk of the new residential skyscraper being slotted in at 215 West Lake Street. The permit came in a couple of days ago:
Permit issued for new construction
FULL BUILDING PHASE: ERECT 33 STORY (132 EFFICIENCY UNITS, 133 DWELLING UNITS) 152 PARKING SPACES. (FOUNDATION APPROVED UNDER PERMIT 100632728) GREEN PERMIT PROGRAM BENEFIT TIER II PARTICIPANT – LEED SILVER
The 365,000 square foot building is expected to be substantially completed by the end of 2017 with a price tag right around $65 million.
from Chicago Architecture http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org/2016/05/02/its-full-steam-ahead-for-215-west-lake/