Taking the 29th spot in our year-end countdown is the residential development at 4600 N Marine Drive in Uptown. Sitting right across the street from Montrose Beach on the intersection with W Wilson Avenue, the project replaces a surface parking lot previously owned by Weiss Memorial Hospital after much controversy with locals. Developer Lincoln Property Company has been leading the charge of the Valerio Dewalt Train-designed building which broke ground recently.
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Funding has been secured for the last stretch of the new Marquette Greenway Trail Project stretching from Michigan to the southern end of Chicago. Winding for a total of 58 miles, the path runs through Indiana and will connect Calumet Park to New Buffalo, Michigan. Efforts for the massive project are split by all three states involved in order to build the last 36 miles left to complete the route. This all has been led primarily by volunteers and local municipalities while being funded via donations, local, state, and federal grants.
Welcomes to Chicago YIMBY’s year-end countdown. Now in its third year, we invite you to come back every day this month as we count down new tall developments populating our skyline. Similar to years past, we will showcase 31 projects across the city in alignment with our sister sites like New York YIMBY.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the construction and renovation of new baseball diamonds at 1987 E Hayes Drive within Jackson Park. Located towards the east side of the park across Wooded Island and near the Statue of the Republic, the project continues the vision of the park’s 2018 framework plan. The plan is being brought forward by the Chicago Park District as it continues to construct a better public green space for locals and visitors alike as the construction of the Obama Presidential Center.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the final iteration of the Roseland Medical District Masterplan in Roseland. Relatively bound by W 110th Street to the north, S Michigan Avenue to the east, W 112th Street to the south, and S Eggleston Avenue to the west, the plan would sit just east of the future 111th Street station from the CTA Red Line extension. The efforts are being led by the Roseland Medical District Commission who is working with local design firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture on the overall guide.