The original Chicago Spire project was a 2,000-foot condo tower designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Construction began in 2007 but abruptly stopped the next year during the global financial crisis.
Much to the city’s dismay, a disappointing pit was all that remained of the cancelled megatall tower at 400 N. Lake Shore Drive. Now the new owner, Related Midwest, has announced plans to build two Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed towers at the prominent waterfront site.
Keep up with the development’s progress right here.