Facade scaffolding can be seen along the frontage 430 N Michigan Avenue, the downtown headquarters for The National Association of Realtors (NAR). Originally built in 1962 as a 10-story building, this Magnificent Mile has high…
Articles by Jack Crawford
Since YIMBY’s last update, additional rebar and concrete can be seen at 6 N Carpenter Street in West Loop, where developer ZSD plans for a six-story building with retail and 13 condominium residences. Having kicked off construction at the beginning of this year, the Madison + Carpenter development replaces four low-rise masonry buildings.
Extensive foundation work and a newly installed tower crane can be seen at Northwestern Medicine Advanced Outpatient Care Center at 4445 W Irving Park Road in Old Irving Park. The parcel occupies the full block bound by W Irving Park Road, N Kenneth Avenue, and N Kilbourn Avenue.
Excavation has begun for a two-story retail addition at the site of Near North Side‘s 44 E Walton Street, directly north of the recently completed Brunello Cucinelli retail addition under the same address. Situated near the center of the Rush & Division commercial area, the entrance will be along Walton’s cross street at 939 N Rush Street.
This week, Chicago YIMBY had the opportunity to tour the 19-story mixed-use development known as 800 Fulton, one of the largest and most recent additions to the growing West Loop skyline. Tour hosts Thor Equities, Stream Realty Partners, and project architect Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM) showcased the various common areas throughout the building’s 500,000 square feet. Having been co-planned by Thor Equities and Quadreal and built by Lendlease, the construction process for this $95 million development spanned between 2019 and 2021. Tenant build-outs are now underway, with multiple high-profile leases for companies like John Deere and Aspen Dental Management already locked in.