Articles by Jack Crawford

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Aluminum Panel Installation Now Underway at Gateway Apartments in Illinois Medical District

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.

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1044 W Van Buren. Rendering by Antunovich Associates

Foundation Work Progresses for 1044 W Van Buren Street in West Loop

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.

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