Ex-Buck exec to buy key West Loop site for office tower
November 9, 2011
By: Ryan Ori

Former John Buck Co. executive John O’Donnell is jumping into the race to build the next big downtown office tower after signing a contract to buy a prime riverside parcel in the West Loop from Chicago developer Michael Reschke. ...
 
 
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