Articles by Ian Achong

Caisson Permits Issued For Parcel O In Lakeshore East

Initial caisson permits have been approved for the mixed-use development at 193 N Columbus Drive in Lakeshore East. Located just north of the Blue Cross Blue Shield tower and commonly known as Parcel O, the project is finally moving forward after a multi-year delay. Led by developer Parcel O LLC, as a stand-in for Magellan Development Group, the proposal is being designed by local firm bKL Architecture whose offices are right next door.

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Residential Conversion Announced For 201 E Delaware Place In Streeterville

Initial details have been revealed for the residential conversion of 201 E Delaware Place in Streeterville. Located on the corner with N Mies Van Der Rohe Way directly behind the John Hancock Center, the building was formerly the home of the Raffaello Hotel and most recently the Gale Hotel. The conversion is being proposed by a venture led by Florida-based Pebb Capital.

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Hotel Riu Plaza Chicago rendering by Lucien LaGrange Studio

RIU Plaza Takes Sixth-Place In Year-End Countdown

Taking the sixth place in this year’s countdown is the RIU Plaza Hotel Chicago at 150 E Ontario Street in Streeterville. Located just east of the intersection with N Michigan Avenue, the project came in ninth place in last year’s countdown as it replaced an empty lot. Developer The Prime Group worked with local architecture firm Lucien LaGrange Studio on the hotel which will be operated by Spain-based RIU Hotels.

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