47-story tower proposed for Michigan Avenue
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(Above) Rendering of 300 NMA, imagined at the northwest corner of North Michigan Avenue and East Wacker Place. (Click on image to view larger version.)

31-Mar-19 – A 47-story glass retail, residential, and hotel tower could replace a shuttered building at Michigan Avenue & Wacker Place that once housed a Walgreen’s.

bKL Architecture

If approved by the city, 300 NMA would be built on the northwest corner of the intersection.

The 523-foot-tall building would consist of a 10-story, 280-room hotel and 29-story, 290-unit residence over two levels of retail space.

The proposal by Chicago-based developer Sterling Bay, and designed by bKL Architecture, has the support of Chicago Loop Alliance and The Magnificent Mile Association, according to 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly.

The project must be approved by the Chicago Plan Commission and the city’s Committee on Zoning, Landmarks, and Building Standards.

(Left) Mather Tower can be seen in the background of this wider view.

(Right) Google Street View of existing building at corner of Michigan Avenue & Wacker Place.

Google Street View

By Steven Dahlman | Loop North News | sdahlman@loopnorth.com

Published 31-Mar-19 11:06 PM

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