πŸ— Chicago falls into September with 31 tower cranes in the air πŸ—

Our Chicago Tower Crane Survey for August was out of date about 3 hours before it was posted. Let’s hope this September count stays relevant a little longer than that.

New Since August:

  1. 1. The Lincoln Common South crane. The north crane should be here soon.

Gone Since August:

  1. Elevate Lincoln Park
  2. Solstice On The Park

Coming Soon:

  1. Lincoln Common North crane (Permitted 08/04/17)
  2. Hoxton Chicago Hotel (Permitted 08/04/17)
  3. One Grant Park #2 (Permitted 08/24/17)
  4. 900 West (Permitted 08/24/17)

Endangered Cranes:

  1. No. 9 Walton (This may stay forever.)
  2. Eleven40 (Topped out, forms coming down this week)

Who has tower cranes:

  1. Lendlease – 9 (1 more on the way) –
  2. Power Construction – 6 (2 more on the way)
  3. James McHugh Construction – 6
  4. Ten construction companies have a single tower crane: W.E. O’Neil (The Lincoln Common, with a 2nd on the way there); Walsh (1326 South Michigan); Clayco (Cook County Central Campus Health Center); Pepper (Moxy Hotel); Centaur (Nobu Hotel); Norcon (Illume Chicago); Tishman (Aloft Chicago Mag Mile); Onni (Old Town Park); Linn-Mathes (Wicker Park Connection); Macon (No. 508)

What are these cranes building:

  1. Residential – 20
  2. Hotel – 6
  3. Medical – 3
  4. Office – 2

**I counted one of Vista’s tower cranes as residential, and one as hotel, for the Wanda Hotel.**

What else do you want to know? What else do you see? Which cranes have been taken down since I posted this? Let me know.

 

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