The historic “Chicago Tribune” sign has been reinstalled at the rapidly progressing Tribune Tower Residences in Magnificent Mile. Previously occupied by the Chicago Tribune since its initial construction in 1925, the 34-story landmark was sold in 2018 upon the publication’s relocation to One Prudential Plaza. Co-developers CIM Group and Golub & Company are now converting the Gothic Revival icon at 435 N Michigan Avenue to house 162 condominiums alongside retail at the base and a swath of residential amenities.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Permits were issued this past Tuesday for a three-story residential building located at 4024 S Calumet Avenue in Bronzeville. James Nahon is the listed owner, whose plans comprise of three total dwelling units, a rear open porch, multiple decks, and a detached three-car garage. The new structure will replace a currently vacant grass lot.
Work is continuing to progress for the adaptive reuse of an existing art-deco style building at 3115 N Broadway in Lakeview East. With JSM Venture Inc. as the owner, the existing five-story parking garage will have two new stories added and be retrofitted to accommodate ground-level retail and 72 apartment units.
Final facade work is underway for 332 N Michigan Avenue, a three-story mixed-use renovation at the northeast in the corner of The Loop. The building was damaged in a fire last year, requiring extensive interior and exterior repairs. Permits to replace the street-facing facade and renovate the inside were issued in November of 2020 under the name 926, LLC.
Exterior work has begun for the now topped-out Optima Lakeview, a seven-story mixed-use development situated at 3460 N Broadway in Lakeview East. Previously, the site was occupied by a Treasure Island Foods grocery store and connected parking lot.