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Dan in Chicago Jul 9, 2014 1:13 AM

CHICAGO | St. Regis Chicago (Vista) | 1,191 FT | 101 FLOORS
Height: 1,186 ft
Floor count: 98
Location: 375 East Wacker (Lakeshore East)
Construction end: 2018
Architect: Studio Gang Architects
Developer: Wanda Group and Magellan Development Group (joint venture)

munchymunch Jul 9, 2014 1:37 AM


Jeanne Gang tower???

This plan seems pretty advance, funding won't be an issue, as long as there are no road-blocks.

ndrwmls10 Jul 9, 2014 1:40 AM

Better article of the Wanda Group hotel project.

BVictor1 Jul 9, 2014 1:45 AM

Beat me to it ndrwmls10

the urban politician Jul 9, 2014 1:49 AM

Good God, hell yes to this news.

chicubs111 Jul 9, 2014 1:58 AM

Sooo this is the Jeanee Gang tower we are concluding?

wierdaaron Jul 9, 2014 2:04 AM


Originally Posted by Dan in Chicago (Post 6646566)
Here's a bit of exciting news:

It would really be something to have a pair of supertalls guarding the mouth of the Chicago River, if this and the Spire get built.

Was this article written in another language and translated by a machine? And tallest building in Chicago at 350 meters? Did sears tower fall down?

hawainpanda Jul 9, 2014 2:04 AM

this is great, but i hope it doesn't hurt the spire's ability to get funding, I know spire will be condo's, but Related did have interest in building some apts in the spire

Saber925 Jul 9, 2014 2:09 AM

Article and pix:

munchymunch Jul 9, 2014 2:11 AM


wierdaaron Jul 9, 2014 2:15 AM

Gang designed that?...

ndrwmls10 Jul 9, 2014 2:18 AM

A 6 story increase from May.

Chi-Sky21 Jul 9, 2014 2:19 AM

This seems more likely than a supertall Spire. Hope this news is true.

J_M_Tungsten Jul 9, 2014 2:20 AM

At 350m, that would make this the third tallest building in Chicago. And the John Hancock would be fifth!

ChickeNES Jul 9, 2014 2:26 AM


Originally Posted by munchymunch (Post 6646637)

Well that looks familiar. That napkin sketch from a couple of weeks ago was bang-on.

hawainpanda Jul 9, 2014 2:33 AM

dont' really like it, honestly feel i would rather have a box than this one, it just looks like 3 buildings stacked next to each other....maybe if the tallest section was in the middle it would seem more unified

munchymunch Jul 9, 2014 2:37 AM

Like the height, ok design

Chicago_Forever Jul 9, 2014 2:39 AM

Sorry but I'm just not feelin it. :runaway:

harryc Jul 9, 2014 2:39 AM

^^ If the corners had balconies - 1/2 with the walls receding behind you, and 1/2 with the corner looming over your head.

LouisVanDerWright Jul 9, 2014 2:44 AM

Confimed by a more mainstream source:

I'm even suprised how accurate my sketch was:

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