Articles by Jack Crawford

1111 W Addison Street

Work Wraps Up on Hirsch MPG’s Commercial Building at 1111 W Addison Street in Wrigleyville

Construction is nearing completion for a four-story commercial building, located at 1111 W Addison Street in Lake View‘s Wrigleyville. The project, planned by West Addison Development, is set to contain retail on the ground floor with a climbing and bouldering center above. A separate permit indicated that the developer will build out six climbing walls within the second through fourth floors.

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2353 S Wentworth Avenue

Construction Nearly Complete for Five-Story Mixed-Use Addition at Chinatown’s 2353 S Wentworth Avenue

Photos show the near-complete construction of a five-story addition to an existing two-story building, located at 2353 S Wentworth Avenue in Chinatown. The project owner and developer, ME Wentworth LLC led by Che Mei Wong, has renovated the original two-story retail structure, while adding 149 rooms in a new four-floor hotel portion. An additional seventh-floor residential component appears to be in the works, which will include a single 3,000-square-foot penthouse unit.

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2446 W Augusta Boulevard

Permits Issued for 2446 W Augusta Boulevard in West Town

Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building located at 2446 W Augusta Boulevard in West Town. The listed owner 2444 Augusta LLC has planned three total units, along with a basement, rear staircase, and a rooftop deck and stair enclosure. Parking will include a detached three-car garage with an additional rooftop deck. The new structure will replace a 2.5-story masonry residential building.

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