A potential 958-foot skyscraper by architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) isn't the only proposal competing for a chance to redevelop approximately 14 acres of prime Amtrak-controlled West Loop real estate.
Phase one of the Union Station Master Plan will consists of 14 specific improvements to nation's third busiest train station. The building’s tracks, platforms, pedestrian passageways, and ventilation system will be upgraded.
Here are some of the cultural and civic facilities throughout Chicago that are currently undergoing transformations. From ballparks to nature preserves, Chicago's classic institutions continue to evolve.