Glass installation is nearing completion for the topped-out, 21-story mixed-use development located at 741 N Wells Street in River North. This 201,000-square-foot project developed by Vista Property will comprise of 168 residential units atop multiple retail stores on the ground floor. This commercial component will integrate with an existing two-story masonry building to the north.
The new 225-foot-tall structure will house a mix of 50 studios, 101 one-bedroom units, and 17 two-bedrooms. The units will come with nine-foot-high ceiling spans and floor-to-ceiling windows, along with access to common areas such as a rooftop pool, various co-working spaces, a fitness center, 150 indoor bicycle spaces, and parking for 50 vehicles.
Designed by Antunovich Associates, the tower comes with architectural details include a brick-clad base, a serrated facade that creates additional corner views, along with a loft-inspired curtain wall facade with dark metal accents. Additionally, the upper deck area is encased in an open-air rooftop structure, anchored by two V-shaped columns.
Located near various CTA bus routes, the development provides close nearby access to bus stops for Routes 22, 37, 66 and 156. Also within a two-minute walk is the Chicago station, with service for the Brown and Purple Lines.
Skender is serving as the general contractor and leading the $48 million construction, with a targeted opening set for January 2024.