Close to topping out is a 22-story residential building at 513 S Damen Avenue in the Illinois Medical District (IMD). This 242-foot-tall edifice developed by Marquette Companies will yield 279 rental apartment units and 1,000 square feet of retail on the ground floor.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Aluminum panel installation has kicked off at The Gateway Apartments, an 11-story residential building at 2050 W Ogden Avenue in the Illinois Medical District. The 108-foot-tall structure will be the second phase of a larger master plan known as The Gateway, whose scope involves a mix of retail, residential, and hotel programming. Planned by East Lake Management & Development alongside AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust, the first phase of this 10-acre plan has yielded a single-story pair of retail buildings. The third phase has also received permits but is awaiting vertical construction. Located to the north of Gateway Apartments, this six-story structure will be a Hilton Hotel with 135 rooms.
Facade brickwork continues along the new seven-story West Loop condominium building known as CA6. This 72-unit building by Belgravia Group is located at 311 S Racine Avenue, and represents the developer’s sixth installation to the West Loop area.
Excavation and initial drilling is moving along for a new 18-story residential tower at 1044 W Van Buren Street, located just north of I-290 in West Loop. Developer Tandem has planned for 196 rental apartments atop ground-level retail. This new development will replace a formerly empty lot while also adding to an emerging high-rise cluster at the southern end of the neighborhood.
Exterior construction has crossed the finish line for a two-building development by The Community Builders and McCaffrey in Near South Side. Known as 23rd Place at Southbridge, this undertaking represents the first phase of a…