A few weeks ago, a tipster sent Curbed a photo of what appeared to be site prep on the new 500 North Lake Shore Drive apartment tower. We now have confirmation that construction is moving forward. Developer Related Midwest and the AFL-CIO Investment Trust both sent out press releases announcing that a groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Wednesday morning. In attendance will be Ald. Reilly, Deputy Mayor Mark Angelson, and others. According to the releases, the new building is expected to be completed in September 2013.
· Site Prep Underway at 500 North Lake Shore Drive? [Curbed]