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A 275-unit tower located two blocks from McCormick Place Convention Center broke ground last week and will open in 2020. The development is a 24-story apartment tower located at 2111 S. Wabash Avenue. Draper & Kramer, a Chicago Developer, is working on the residential part of the development making plans for a neighboring hotel too.
The development won City Council approval in 2016. The proposed plan at that time, included the 144-unit hotel that would be on the northwest corner of Wabash and Cermak Road.
Since the proposal, the surrounding area has gotten lots of additions such as a new Green Line station and two other hotels. This spells good news for Draper & Kramer. The firms executive vice president stated…