Articles by Jack Crawford


140 N Ashland Avenue. Rendering by Brininstool + Lynch

Demolition Permit Issued for 140 N Ashland Avenue in West Loop

Demolition permits have now been issued for a three-story building at 140 N Ashland Avenue in Near West Side, where developer Marquette Companies has planned a 12-story mixed-use building. The to-be-demolished edifice formerly housed the Women’s Treatment Center, which has since relocated as part of a downsizing. Its replacement will integrate with an adjacent 1920s-era brick and limestone building, offering 210 apartments in total.

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900 W Taylor Street

Foundation Work Continues for UIC’s Computer Design Research and Learning Center in Little Italy

Foundation work is progressing for the University of Illinois Chicago’s new computer science building, set to rise five stories at 900 W Taylor Street in Little Italy. Known as the Computer Design Research and Learning Center, this five-story structure will attach to UIC’s existing Science and Engineering Labs building while adding 135,000 square feet of new programming.

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1039-41 W Belmont Avenue

1039-41 W Belmont Avenue Passes Third Story in Lakeview

Construction has surpassed the third floor at 1039-41 W Belmont Avenue, a four-story retail and residential building in Lakeview. The mixed-use structure has been planned by the occupying owner Cumin Restaurant, originally listed as Kathmandu Properties in the issued permit. Prior to construction, the parcel was occupied by a two-story masonry building, which was demolished in 2019.

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