86-Story Helmut Jahn-Designed Tower Proposed for the South LoopPosted by Helaine Cohen on
Rivaling some of the tallest towers in Chicago, a new tower is planned for the city’s South Loop. Helmut Jahn is the architect designing the 86-story tower, planned to go in at 1000 S. Michigan Avenue. When constructed, it will be one of the tallest towers in all of Chicago.
According to drawings, this tower will be 1030’ tall, making it either the fifth or sixth tallest tower in Chicago, depending on when the Wanda Vista, planned to be 93-stories tall, is completed. The new proposed tower is expected to be 200-feet taller than a 76-story tower going in at 113 E. Roosevelt Road. It is expected to consist of retail stores, plus around 500 residential units and nearly 600 parking spaces.
While complete details on the Jahn-designed tower have not been…
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