BKV Group leads the design of two new buildings that fill a long-time empty lot along Chicago’s famed thoroughfare.

The buildings include a 19-story tower encased in glass and metal paneling positioned alongside a shorter six-story residential building connected by a lobby space accessed from a cul-de-sac (shared with the existing New York Private Residences). Overlooking a courtyard space, residents from both buildings will have access to amenity spaces on the ground floor surrounding the green space, with the buildings holding a combined 333 units. Just announced this month, a new construction and tower crane permit are both in the works for the residential development with the two buildings poised to fill the empty land along Lake Shore Drive at the intersection of N. Lake Shore Drive and W. Waveland Avenue.

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