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"I snapped this picture of what looks like site prep work for 500 North Lake Shore Drive this morning," writes a tipster. It certainly looks like they're doing more than just soil testing. In June, the Chicago Plan Commission signed off on the apartment building after Alderman Reilly demanded that a green wall be added to the eastern face of the garage. Solomon Cordwell Buenz is designing the 45-story, 500-unit building.
· Plan Commission Approves Redesigned Streeterville Tower [Curbed Chicago]
· Alderman Demands Wall of Green Facing Lake Shore Drive [Curbed Chicago]