I think this is a smart move for Dranoff. He seems to do well with high end condos - see sales records he set at 10 Rittenhouse, and the briskly paced sales at Symphony House.
Plus, now that with the switch to condors, it explains the new, better design. The tower also looks more slender and proportional. I'm excited for this to start. Article says construction will start early next year. The parking lot closes October 31st. We'll probably see site prep and excavation starting in November.