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  5. Developer Seeks to Revive Calatrava's “Chicago Spire”

Developer Seeks to Revive Calatrava's “Chicago Spire”

Developer Seeks to Revive Calatrava's “Chicago Spire”
Developer Seeks to Revive Calatrava's “Chicago Spire”, Chicago Spire. Image © Santiago Calatrava
Chicago Spire. Image © Santiago Calatrava

Cloaked in financial woes, what was intended to be the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere has remained a stagnate hole in the Chicago cityscape since the height of the crisis. However, the fate of the Santiago Calatrava-designed luxury condominium may be about to change, as developer Garrett Kelleher is actively seeking court approval to reinstate the project with a $135 million investment from Atlas Apartment Holdings LLC. More on Chicago's 2,000-foot “twisting" spire latest update here on the Chicago Tribune.

Chicago Spire. Image © Santiago Calatrava
Chicago Spire. Image © Santiago Calatrava
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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Developer Seeks to Revive Calatrava's “Chicago Spire”" 07 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/474859/developer-seeks-to-revive-calatrava-s-chicago-spire-the-west-s-tallest-tower/> ISSN 0719-8884
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