Construction in Chicago: Most Expensive 2016 Buildings

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Chicago, IL -- Big ticket buildings in Chicago are booming.  Let's take a look at the biggest projects that broke ground in 2016.

One Bennett Park

In 2016, Chicago saw many big ticket construction projects begin, but One Bennett Park was the biggest.  At $248,180,000, this 67-story high-rise has 280 apartments and 69 condos in Streeterville.  The prices for a condo are starting at $2 million.  

Offices at 151 N. Franklin Street

The John Buck Company developed this project with architect John Ronan.  The project cost $238,495,000.  The building offers retail shops, parking, and offices.  Ronan is also the architect behind the Obama presidential library. 

The Sinclair, 1201 N. LaSalle Drive

This project cost $222,112,000.  The project is in Old Town and is a 35-story residential complex with 390 units, a grocery store, parking garage, and rooftop pool. 

Wintrust Arena, 200 E. Cermak Road

DePaul University is building a sports arena for $150,005,000 near the McCormick Place convention center.  Bonus:  F.E. Moran is working on this project! 

Residential and Shopping - 508 W. Diversey Parkway

Broder Diversey LLC will be building a $150 million, 12-story building.  It will include retail space and parking. 

Read more about these projects and more here. 

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