Helmut Jahn’s South Loop Skyscraper Will Finally Start To Rise In 2018

24 January 2017

“One of the most buzzed-about but curiously slow-moving skyscraper projects currently in development in Chicago finally has a start date. The massive, Helmut Jahn-designed tower slated for 1000 S. Michigan Ave. will break ground next year, one of the plan’s developers told the Tribune.

It’s been well over two years since plans for the Grant Park-overlooking skyscraper first became known, but even as other ambitious supertall developments start to swirl into fruition around the future site, progress has lagged and details of a groundbreaking were elusive for 1000M, as it’s dubbed.”

Read the full story on the Chicagoist.

Exterior rendering of 1000M, designed by starchitect Helmut Jahn