The Permit Review Committee has approved a proposed addition to Wendell Phillips High School at 244 E Pershing Road in Bronzeville. Located near the Giles-Calumet Landmark District, the school campus is bound by E 38th Street to the north, S Giles Avenue to the east, E Pershing Road to the south, and S Prairie Avenue to the west. The Public Building Commission of Chicago is the developer behind the proposal for Chicago Public Schools.
Demolition permits have been issued for a single-story masonry building located at 2228 W Belmont Avenue in Roscoe Village. With SRD Development LLC as the filing owner, future plans will include a four-story residence with three units, a rooftop deck and enclosure, a rear four-story metal porch, and a three-car garage with a separate rooftop deck. No designs of this new building have yet been revealed, and it is unclear who the architect of record will be.
Renderings have been revealed for the proposed RIU Plaza Hotel Chicago at 150 E Ontario Street in Streeterville. Vacant for more than ten years, the project site is an infill site off of N Michigan Avenue. The midblock location is bound by two adjacent buildings spanning the block between N Michigan Avenue and N St. Clair Street. The Prime Group is the developer behind the proposal.
Structural work has reached the third floor for a new four-story residential building, located at 2401 S State Street in Near South Side. Planned by City Pads, the the new development will house 19 units, 10 accessory parking spaces, and 33 bicycle spaces. The development will replace a previously vacant plot of land at the corner of S State Street and E 24th Street.