Demolition permits have been issued for a two-story masonry commercial building located at 210 W Chestnut Street in Near North Side. While the permits were issued for 210 W Chestnut Street, the upcoming building address will be 232 W Chestnut Street. This permit is part of a wave of demolitions meant to make way for the upcoming North Union development led by JDL Development.
As we previously reported, the development will replace several structures to make way for the mega-development. Designed by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture the future structure is planned as a five-story build and will contain a total of 35 residential units. The building will have a largely steel facade in keeping with the other buildings planned in the development.
There are numerous Divvy bike stations available within a two-minute walk, of the property site, while bus service for Routes 22, 37, 66, 70, and 156 are also all within a 10-minute walk. The CTA Brown and Purple Lines are available at Chicago station via a three-minute walk south. The second Chicago station on State Street houses Red Line Access and can be reached via a 10-minute walk southeast.
Atlas Industries is serving as the demolition contractor for this property. The initial phase of the North Union is expected to wrap up in 2023. The entire $1.3 billion project is expected to wrap up in 2026. The new residential building at 232 W Chestnut Street should be completed sometime in 2023 or 2024.
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I’ve seen updated renders where this buildings has become completely glass. Hopefully not but I wouldn’t count on this being the current design.
This is such a fast moving mega project. Simultaneously exciting and disorienting