Construction is wrapping up for a renovation and addition at 3615 North Wilton Avenue in Lake View. The project involves converting the existing residential structure, which previously comprised three residential units, into a five-unit edifice. This expansion includes creating a new residence in the basement and another with the construction of an additional floor, bringing the final height to four stories. The plans feature a rooftop deck, a north-facing metal porch, and a three-vehicle garage with a rooftop terrace.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Grand Development Ventures LLC has filed a zoning application for a mixed-use building at 1701 W Grand Avenue in West Town. Spanning four stories and 52 feet, the design by Hanna Architects features a red brick exterior paired with dark metal accents and inset balconies.
An existing retail structure at 431 N Dearborn Street is currently undergoing extensive interior and exterior renovation work, with new windows having now been installed. Built in 1948, this two-story River North building owned by Friedman Companies long served as the Getschow Company’s engineering headquarters. Most recently, it housed Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, which closed the location in 2020. The Group is leading the current revamp, which will consist of two new restaurants.
Facade construction for The Saint Grand at 218 E Grand Avenue in Streeterville is nearing completion. The 21-story mixed-use structure a joint project by Mavrek Development, GW Properties, Luxury Living, and Double Eagle Development. The building will have 248 apartments, 45,000 square feet of office space, and 7,500 square feet for retail.
The Seng, a condominium development in the Near North Side’s Clybourn Corridor, recently reported contracts for over half of its 34 below-market-rate units. It is one of three buildings in the Wendelin Park master plan by Structured Development. Designed by GREC Architects, the building features a textured gray facade complemented by red metal accents.