Update, October 23, 2018: 42 Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly has rejected Related Midwest’s plans for the Chicago Spire site, the Tribune reports.
1200 S. Indiana Ave.
Architect:Rafael Viñoly Architects
Fun fact:The boxy, modular aesthetic is a nod to the bundled-tube design of nearby Willis Tower.
2 Vista Tower
363 and 401 E. Wacker Dr.
Fun fact:Amenities on the 47th floor will include an outdoor pool, a reservable kitchen, and a wine-tasting room.
3 Wolf Point South
343 W. Wolf Point Plz.
Architect:Pelli Clarke Pelli
Fun fact:It will be the highest of a trio of new towers at the once-sleepy site where the three Chicago River branches converge.
4 Tribune Tower addition
Behind the existing tower at 435 N. Michigan Ave.
Architect:Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Fun fact:Among existing buildings nationwide, this glass skyscraper would rank third tallest.
5 400 Lake Shore Drive
400 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Height:1,100 feet (south tower) and 850 feet (north tower)
Floors:76 (south) and 65 (north)
Units:300 (south) and 550 (north)
Fun fact:The use of terra cotta cladding and bay windows is an homage to Chicago’s earliest skyscrapers.
6 One Chicago Square
736 N. State St.
Height:1,011 feet (east tower) and 594 feet (west tower)
Floors:76 (east) and 49 (west)
Architect:Goettsch Partners/Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture
Fun fact:It will be built on Holy Name Cathedral’s parking lot—but its garage will have 225 spots for parishioners.