Work has officially broken ground at 410 S Wabash Avenue in The Loop, where developer LMC has planned a 25-story mixed-use tower. The project is set to yield 8,000 square feet of ground-level retail and 344 apartments on the upper floors. These units will be divided into 220 studios, 60 one-bedrooms, 61 two-bedrooms, and three three-bedrooms.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Demolition permits have been issued for a three-story residential building located at Palmer Square‘s 2033 N Albany Avenue. The structure is set back from the street, and owned by MK Builders & Construction. While the owner’s plans have not yet been published, the property is zoned under RS-3, which allows for single family residences and two-flats. RS-3 also permits a floor area ratio of 0.9, whereby any new building may have up to 90 percent of the square footage of the containing lot. As of now, it is unknown if the owner will seek a zoning change for allow for more density.
Foundation work is now underway at Uptown‘s 4600 N Kenmore Avenue, where developer Cedar St. Companies is building a new five-story mixed-use building. As part of the project, the developer is converting an existing two-story bank at the adjacent 1050 W Wilson Avenue into a new venue for Double Door music.
Caisson permits were issued this Wednesday for the Park Boulevard Phase 3B development, filed under the address of 41 W 36th Street in Bronzeville. Developed by Stateway Associates LLC, the new construction will comprise of two five-story residential buildings. With the current phase at its southwest corner, the larger Park Boulevard development is set to replace the former Chicago Housing Authority Stateway Gardens housing projects. This masterplan includes a total of 1,316 units spread across both townhomes and apartments.
Demolition permits have been issued for a one-story masonry building at 160 N Peoria Avenue in West Loop‘s Fulton Market district, clearing the way for a 43-story mixed-use tower planned by Tucker Development and Related Midwest. With an official address of 906 W Randolph Street, the 495-foot-tall edifice will be one of West Loop’s tallest structures. The project will yield a total of 300 apartments atop ground-level retail. Among these units, 60 will be affordable, double what is required under the Affordable Requirements Ordinance. The developers have also planned to contribute roughly $4.9 million to the neighborhood opportunity fund.