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Transit accessibility upgrades and mixed-use towers

By rc-Admin | April 1, 2021

CTA Plans to Make Over Stations. Zoning Approved for Big Deahl. 1,053 Apartments, Retail and Parking for West Loop Gate

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A local company gets a boost, and tower plans evolve

A local company gets a boost, and tower plans evolve.

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2021

A local company gets a boost, and tower plans evolve.

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Powering Through

Powering Through

By Kaija Wilkinson | March 1, 2021

After a tumultuous and uncertain 2020, the Windy City’s VT industry looks to the future with hope.

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Inside-Out

Inside-Out

By Josh Nelson | March 1, 2021

Chicago’s imperiled James R. Thompson Center proudly showcases its mechanical equipment, including elevators.

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EW Plans Special Regional Section On Chicago

By rc-Admin | February 6, 2021

ELEVATOR WORLD’s March issue will offer a Special Regional Section on Chicago. Look for industry profiles, project spotlights, market trends, and more from the Windy City. There will be bonus distribution of the issue to the top 500 Chicago design/architectural firms, building owners, managers, and developers. In addition, the issue will feature a Special Advertising…

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Chicago YIMBY: towers continue to multiply in Windy City.

By rc-Admin | February 1, 2021

Mixed-Use Tower With Otis Elevators Nearly Complete The third, 41-story mixed-use tower in Onni Group’s Old Town Park development on the Near North Side (ELEVATOR WORLD, September 2019 and October 2019) was nearing completion in late 2020, with the glass curtain wall reaching the final floors. Located at 228 West Hill Street, the tower includes…

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Otis provides VT for one of city’s tallest, and towers are in various stages of planning and construction.

By rc-Admin | January 1, 2021

Otis VT System for Renamed Tower Otis tells ELEVATOR WORLD it installed 22 vertical-transportation (VT) units at the recently opened — and recently renamed — St. Regis Chicago, which, at 101 stories and 1,191 ft, is Chicago’s third-tallest building (EW, November 2020, June 2015 and June 2016). The system includes six SkyRise high-rise elevators (six…

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News from Chicago YIMBY: residential and mixed-use towers proliferate

By rc-Admin | December 1, 2020

One Chicago Square’s Mixed-Used Skyscrapers Pass Halfway Mark Construction on the 74- and 49-story mixed-use towers comprising One Chicago Square (ELEVATOR WORLD, April 2020) at 1 West Chicago Avenue reached the halfway mark in October. JDL is the developer and Goettsch Partners and Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture are the designers of the US$850-million project near where…

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Chicago’s Third-Tallest Tower Closes in on Completion

By rc-Admin | November 1, 2020

Vista Tower, Chicago’s third-tallest building at 101 stories and 1,191 ft (ELEVATOR WORLD, June 2015 and July 2016), is headed for opening this fall, with finishing touches going onto the façade in August, Chicago YIMBY reported. Featuring gentle curves and a range of window colors to meet heat-load demands, the tower was designed by Jeanne…

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Chicago Council Approves Plan for New Supertall

By rc-Admin | August 1, 2020

The Chicago City Council has approved developers’ plans for the construction of Tribune Tower East (ELEVATOR WORLD, January 2020), a 102-story skyscraper that will be the city’s second-tallest building, CBS Chicago reported in May. The mixed-use tower, standing 1,442 ft, will bring 564 condominium units and apartments, a 200-room hotel and a 687-space parking garage…

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Elevator World | April 2021 Cover

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