Dense two-tower project takes shape in West Loop

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Rendering of 845 W. Madison by GREC Architects

Work has started at 845 W. Madison Ave. ahead of the official groundbreaking on Dec. 13 for one of the most dense developments in the West Loop. 

Lendlease, The John Buck Company and Intercontinental Real Estate Corp. are working on the two tower mixed-use development, which will have 586 apartments and 10,000 sq. ft. of retail space.

GREC Architects designed the buildings, which are expected to be completed by 2020.

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Ceremonial Groundbreaking for 845 West Madison: Chicago officials gathered with development team members for a groundbreaking ceremony for the two-tower mixed-use development at 845 West Madison in the West Loop. Pictured (from l to r): Peter Palandjian, chairman and CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation; 27th Ward Ald. Walter Burnett; Chicago Building Commissioner Judy Frydland; Tom Weeks, executive general manager of development at Lendlease; and John Buck, chairman and CEO of The John Buck Company.

The city issued a $12 million building permit on Nov. 30 for “foundations and podium superstructure to level 3 slab.”

Bonus Electric is the electrical contractor and Ewing-Doherty Mechanical Inc. is the plumber.


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