Site prep can be seen progressing for the Obama Presidential Center, a three-building masterplan by The Obama Foundation now underway in Hyde Park. The project will occupy a portion of Jackson Park’s western edge, and will be oriented around a central plaza space that will accommodate planned events and public artwork. Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and Interactive Design Architects will serve are the architects involved in the building design, while Michael van Valkenburgh Associates, Site Design Group, and Living Habitats have overseen the landscape architecture.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Construction permits have been issued for a new five-story mixed-use building located at 4920 N Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Square. The developer, Marta Landrosh Properties, plans for ground-level retail and 14 total condominium dwellings on the upper four floors. This new project is set to replace a former one-story masonry commercial building.
Last week, structural work reached the 510-foot-tall pinnacle of a new 47-story mixed-use skyscraper, located at 300 N Michigan Avenue in The Loop. The development is a joint-partnership between Sterling Bay and Magellan Development Group, whose plans entail a combination of retail in the base, a hotel on floors six through 15, and apartments on floors 17 through 45.
Construction is approaching completion for a new four-story residential building at Lincoln Park‘s 1877 N Halsted Street. A development by Tom Gibbons, the multi-family project will yield a total of 12 dwellings, a basement floor, indoor parking, and deck space on the second and rooftop levels. The new construction is replacing a one-story masonry commercial building and an adjacent vacant lot.
Structural work has reached full height for a four-story mixed-use development at 4410 N Clark Street in Uptown. Developed by Stan Bernshteyn, the construction will yield ground-level retail and 25 apartments on the upper floors. The new construction is formerly the site of a one-story masonry building.