Articles by Jack Crawford

Second Phase of The Sally Begins Cladding in Uptown

The mixed-use development at 1131-1135 W Winona Street in Uptown, known as ‘The Sally,’ is progressing with construction already completed for 1135 W Winona Street and facade work underway for 1131 W Winona Street. Developed by Cedar St. Companies, The Sally comprises two five-story buildings, collectively offering 180 units ranging in size from studios to two-bedroom configurations, including 37 affordable residences. This complex represents the second phase of ‘The Draper,’ the initial phase of which houses 342 units and is located just south at 5050 N Broadway.

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Exterior Takes Shape for 4737 N Sheridan Road in Uptown

The outer walls are progressing for the new Sarah’s on Lakeside development, located at 4737 N Sheridan Road in Uptown. This five-story residential building, reaching a height of 64.5 feet and situated at the corner of Sheridan and Lakeside, is replacing a previously vacant lot. The project is an initiative of Sarah’s Circle, a non-profit organization established in 1979, dedicated to assisting women who are homeless or in need of a safe living environment.

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Site of 1630 S Wabash Avenue, via Google Maps

Piling Begins for 1630 S Wabash Avenue in South Loop

Foundation work has begun for a 12-story building at 1630 South Wabash Avenue in South Loop, with pilings now being installed. This mixed-use development by CMK Companies, replacing a vacant lot directly east of the CTA tracks, will feature 149 rental units above ground-floor retail. A permit for the foundation and partial superstructure was issued in late October, followed by the issuance of the full permit in early December.

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Rendering of 220 N Ada Street by SOM

Updated Apartment Tower Plans Revealed for 220 N Ada Street in Fulton Market

Updated plans have been presented for a 29-story apartment tower at 220 N Ada Street in Fulton Market. This mixed-use project is a joint venture between Shapack Partners, CRG, and Bill Williams of KMW Communities, LLC. An updated iteration of the previously proposed 1353 W Fulton, the new tower is intended to occupy a 27,244 square-foot plot, currently the site of a one-story warehouse that is expected to be demolished next month.

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