The podium structure is now filling out for 311 W Huron Street in River North, marking the 23rd tallest construction project in Chicago. Developer North Wells Capital is building a 16-story office and retail commercial tower, which will stand 226 feet upon its completion. In 2022, the developer secured an $88 million lease with Spins, which will occupy three of the building’s highest leasable floors.
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Facade work is progressing rapidly for a five-story mixed-use building known as The Porter, located at 2411 N Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. The scheme by Mike Breheny involves 3,700 square feet of retail, a 1,700-square-foot covered patio, and 36 for-rent apartments above. Previously, the privately-owned Julia Porter Park was in its place.
Ranking 25th in the year-end countdown of tallest Chicago construction projects, 920 N Wells Street is continuing facade installation in Near North Side. The 21-story tower developed by JDL is the first step in a larger $1.3 billion development known as North Union.
Plans have been unveiled for a new 15-story mixed-use tower at 640 W Randolph Street in West Loop Gate. Vista Property Group intends to replace a surface parking lot with the new 225-foot-tall structure at the intersection of Randolph and Desplaines. There will be a total of 117,000 square feet of office space atop 2,500 square feet of ground-level commercial space.
Having now surpassed the 12th floor, the condo development dubbed “Embry” has claimed the 27th spot in our year-end construction countdown. This 15-story, 207-foot-tall residential project at 21 N May Street has been planned by Sulo Development and will contain 58 total residences. Floor plans range from two- to four-bedroom units, with floor space occupying between 1,828 and 5,187 square feet.