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Chicago Spire

Two Skyline Changing Apartment Towers Proposed to Rise on the Site of Chicago's Failed Spire

An infamous site has new development life after developers returned to the public with a revised project proposal.

March 12, 2020 - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Spire

Aldermanic Obstruction Too Strong for Former Chicago Spire Site Plans

Developers Related Midwest have new plans for the infamously failed development site, but have so far been stymied by demands from the office of Alderman Brendan Reilly.

October 24, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Spire

Two Skyscrapers Will Finally Rise Above the Failed Location of the Chicago Spire

Two towers, one reaching 1,100 feet and the other 850 feet, will take their place in the Chicago skyline.

May 21, 2018 - The Architect's Newspaper

Chicago Spire

Signs of Life From Chicago's Failed Spire Project

Related Midwest, the current developer of the site of Santiago Caltrava's infamously failed Spire project, are finally making progress on the next iteration of plans for the site.

September 9, 2016 - The Architect's Newspaper

Gateway Tower

Planetizen Week in Review: June 10, 2016

A two-minute-and-thirty-five-second tour of the news and events from the week in planning.

June 10, 2016 - Planetizen

Gensler Spire Concept

A 2,000-Foot Skyscraper Imagined for the Site of Chicago's Infamous Spire

Global architecture firm Gensler is doing its job to get the ball rolling on the dormant former site of the Spire project designed by Santiago Calatrava.

June 9, 2016 - Curbed Chicago

Chicago Spire

Chicago's Never Built Skyscraper—Now a Hole in the Ground and a Pile of Dirt

The high-water marks showing where the last boom broke under the pressure of the Great Recession are still visible in cities all over the country. The Chicago Tribune recently checked on a particularly poignant example in Chicago.

March 24, 2016 - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Moving Forward with Residential High Rise Designed by Robert A.M. Stern

The Chicago Plan Commission approved a 67-story residential high rise earlier this month, as the latest evidence of the city's changing skyline.

December 27, 2014 - Crain's Chicago Business

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