Following up on last month’s demolition permit article, partial site clearing has begun for a 21-story mixed-use tower at 741 N Wells Street in River North. Planned by Vista Property Group, the development will integrate with a historic three-story brick building at its northwest corner bordering the intersection of W Chicago Avenue and N Wells Street.
Articles by Jack Crawford
More detailed plans for Shapack‘s West Town megadevelpmont have now been reviewed by the Committee on Design. Now called “NOMA,” the 3.25-acre assemblage in the River West area of West Town would yield 1,500 new residential units, a hotel, and a multitude of new commercial options. The assemblage revolves around the former Salvation Army Building, which Shapack will convert to a new 141-key hotel and restaurant venue designed by Eckenhoff Saunders Architects. The existing multi-tone masonry facade will be refurbished and have its windows replaced. There will also be a new masonry penthouse enclosure added atop a portion of the roof.
The dual cores have nearly topped out for 1020 W Randolph Street in Fulton Market District. L3 Capital is behind this five-story mixed-use development, yielding ground-floor retail and boutique Class A offices on the upper levels. The top of the building will feature an amenity enclosure and a 1,850-square-foot rooftop deck. Meanwhile, the 22,000 square feet of interior space will offer sleek finishes, living walls, and expansive warehouse-style windows.
Structural steel has reached its pinnacle for the frontmost section of “The Porter,” a five-story mixed-use building rising at 2411 N Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. Having replaced a privately-owned park at the three-way intersection of Lincoln Avenue, Halsted Street, and Fullerton Avenue, the scheme by Mike Breheny involves 3,700 square feet of retail, a 1,700 square-foot covered patio, and 36 for-rent apartments above.
New designs and scope have been unveiled for a planned 36-story mixed-use tower at 301 S Green Street in West Loop. Co-developers GSP Development and Golub & Company have envisioned a total of 362 apartment units atop 1,700 square feet of ground-floor retail. Poised to stand 404 feet, the high rise will be a major addition to West Loop’s overall building height, helping to counterbalance the influx of taller projects towards its north end.