As if we didn’t have enough to watch along East Wacker Drive.
A couple weeks back – on August 4 to be precise – GEMS World Academy Chicago announced the start of construction on the Upper School, which will be built right up against the underway Vista Tower. (You may have heard of that.) Designed, as was the original GEMS building, by bKL Architecture, the Upper School will be a 17-story, 240,000-square-foot facility accommodating more than 1,400 students.
For now, site prep is underway, with Power Construction serving as general contractor.
You can read the August 4 press release from GEMS here.