Metal cladding is progressing rapidly at 1525 N Elston Avenue, a six-story topped-out office building in West Town. Prior to the current work, the site was occupied by a two and a half-story residential building and a three-story mixed-use building.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Construction permits have been issued for a single-story Walmart Training Academy, located in the parking lot of an existing Walmart Supercenter. Situated at 8331 S Stewart Avenue in Catham, the new 15,495-square-foot facility is being developed by Walmart Real Estate Business Trust.
Facade work is approaching completion at Southbridge Phase I, which comprises of two six-story buildings located at 2310 S State Street and 2344 S State Street in Chicago’s Near South Side. Developed by McCaffrey and The Community Builders, each building will offer ground-level retail and 103 mixed-income apartments on the upper floors. Amenities will comprise of a fitness center, a community dining space, and multiple outdoor terraces with city views. Parking will also offer surface-level spaces located in the rear.
Demolition permits have been issued for a two-story masonry building at 3654-56 W Belmont Avenue in Avondale. Wilmot Construction Inc. is the owner, whose plans involve a four-story mixed-use building with 2,100 square feet of ground-level retail and nine dwellings on the three upper floors. Residences will range from two- to three-bedrooms units, each of which will come with a balcony. Plans also include a rooftop deck and nine parking spaces integrated on the ground floor.
Construction has reached the second floor of West Loop Collection’s fourth building. Situated at 210-240 S Green Street just outside Greektown, the 40-unit project has been planned by POGN Development. The plan involves five adjacent six-story condominium buildings, each housing four duplexes and four single-level residences. Prices range from $1 million for simplexes up to $2 million for duplex penthouses.