Articles by Jack Crawford

919 W Fulton Takes 19th in Construction Countdown

The tower crane is being installed for 919 W Fulton, an 11-story mixed-use development in Fulton Market. Under development by Fulton St. Co and JDL, the building ranks number 19 in our year-end countdown of the tallest construction projects in Chicago, with a height of 172 feet. Offering 409,000 square feet of space, it is primarily designed to accommodate office space above ground-floor retail.

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3035 N Sheffield Avenue Completes in Lake View

Construction has wrapped up for 3035 N Sheffield Avenue, a four-story residential building at the corner of Sheffield & Nelson in Lake View. This four-story building, developed by Property People, includes three rental units. The bottom unit is a duplex (with a basement level) featuring 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and 3,200 square feet of space. The second-floor unit is a simplex layout with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The third unit is a penthouse duplex, offering 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and 3,500 square feet of floor space.

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4600 N Marine Drive. Rendering by VDTA

‘Solverre’ at 4600 N Marine Drive Ranks as #21 in Year-End Countdown

Solverre at 4600 North Marine Drive project, now in the facade completion phase, stands at 159 feet and ranks as our 21st tallest construction project in the countdown. This 12-story residential building, developed by Lincoln Property Company and designed by Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, offers 303 units, ranging from studios to two-bedroom apartments. Eight affordable housing units will be available on-site, in addition to a $3.1 million contribution to a new 28-unit affordable development by Sarah’s Circle.

140 N Ashland Avenue. Rendering by Brininstool + Lynch

The Thompson at Fulton Market Finalizes Construction as #22 in Year-End Countdown

Ranked 22nd in our annual tallest construction project list, The Thompson at Fulton Market is a 12-story building at 150 N Ashland Avenue, across from Union Park. Nearing the end of construction, this 154-foot development by Marquette Companies merges modern design with historical architecture, integrating a 1920s five-story brick building into its south side.

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Aerial View of Damen CTA Green Line Station. Rendering by Perkins + Will

Damen Green Line Station Shows Off Progress in Near West Side

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is making notable strides in the construction of the new Damen Green Line Station, located at 2001 W Lake Street in the Near West Side neighborhood. This significant infrastructure project, initially proposed in 2017, had encountered delays and cost increases, raising its value to $80.2 million. The station will occupy a previously vacant site at the intersection with N Damen Avenue, reinstating rail service to a location that had lost its original station back in 1948.

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