Structural work has reached the second level for Cedar St. Companies’ 1135 W Winona Street in Uptown. The building is part of a two-building masterplan, each of which will rise five stories and offer a mix of ground-level retail and a total of 180 apartment dwellings.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Exterior work is in full swing for 1118 W Patterson Avenue, a four-story residential building in Wrigleyville. The developer is Patterson Green LLC, a subsidiary of Repak Real Estate Development. The scope of this project includes total of 18 condominium units, two of which will designated as affordable. The unit layouts are for the most part standard, save for one major outlier. Nine units are one-bedrooms, falling between 598 and 910 square feet. Another eight are two-bedrooms between 782 and 1,479 square feet. The 18th unit will be a single residential unit occupying the entirety of the fourth floor and encompassing 6,252 square feet. The exact bedroom count for this final condo could not be discerned from planning documents.
Structural work has now passed the ninth floor for the 41-story residential tower known as The Reed, located directly north of River City Apartments in South Loop. Under the address 234 W Polk Street, this new high rise is part of a large master plan known as Southbank. With Lendlease as the developer, this scheme includes the completed development “The Cooper” adjacently west, alongside a host of new public park spaces. Future plans include a pair of towers roughly the same height as The Reed, connected by a podium at their base.
Brick cladding can be seen for Sterling Bay’s 345 N Morgan Street, an 11-story mixed-use development in Fulton Market. This 200,000-square-foot edifice will house a mix of ground-level retail and offices above. Prior to construction, the site was occupied by a low-rise masonry building. The replacing structure will measure 178 feet in height despite the relatively low floor count.
Foundation work is now underway for a 30-story mixed-use high rise at 1400 S Wabash Avenue in South Loop. The developer CMK Companies plans for 299 total units atop ground-level retail. Replacing a long-vacant lot, the 316-foot-tall structure is poised to contribute to South Loop’s expanding high rise cluster.