Yesterday, developer VISTA Property Group and its general contractor, Skender, broke ground on a new mixed-use high rise at 741 N Wells Street in River North. The 21-story, 201,000-square-foot development will yield a total of 168 apartment units. Located prominently at the corner of Chicago Avenue and Wells Street, 741 N Wells is one of the latest developments adding to the neighborhood’s recent uptick in construction.
Articles by Jack Crawford
The redeveloped Morton Salt warehouse complex has opened to the public along the Chicago River’s North Branch corridor. The new office and entertainment complex within the shell of the former factory in West Town is a project by a development partnership between R2 Companies, Blue Star Properties, and Skydeck.
Under the new name “Cadence,” metal paneling is now being installed for the 11-story apartment building at 2050 W Ogden Avenue in the Illinois Medical District. The mixed-use development will include nearly 10,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, as well as 161 apartments on the upper floors. The residences will range from studios up to two-bedroom apartments.
Structural beams are approaching the final height for a new six-story residential building at 6 N Carpenter Street in West Loop. Real estate developer ZSD has planned for a total of 13 condominiums ranging between four- and five-bedroom residences. The project is replacing a set of low-rise brick buildings that were demolished last year.
Installation of the glass curtain wall is finishing up for a 22-story mixed-use building at 513 S Damen Avenue, which recently topped out in the Illinois Medical District. Developed by Marquette Companies, the 242-foot-tall building…