Articles by Jack Crawford


Prairie Shores Clubhouse

Facade Work Kicks Off for Clubhouse at Bronzeville’s Prairie Shores

Tan brickwork can now be seen along the exterior walls of a new two-story amenity clubhouse at 2937 S Martin Luther King Drive, part of Bronzeville‘s Prairie Shores apartment complex. The co-developers of this project, Golub & Company and Farpoint Development, purchased the five-building Prairie Shores assemblage for $180 million in 2019 in partnership with Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group.

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Rear View of 4137 S Cottage Grove Avenue. Rendering by Pro-Plan Architects

Exterior Work Approaches Completion at 4137 S Cottage Grove Avenue in Bronzeville

Between the intersections of Bronzeville‘s Bowen Avenue and 42nd Street along Cottage Grove Avenue, facade work is approaching completion for new four-story mixed-use building at 4137 S Cottage Grove Avenue. This construction by DOM Properties Investment will yield 5,200 square feet of ground-floor retail, divided into two commercial units. Topping this retail component are 48 apartment dwellings, ranging from one- to two-bedroom residences.

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Salesforce Tower

Salesforce Tower Core Tops Out in River North

This week, the concrete core for Chicago’s Salesforce Tower reached its full height, marking a key milestone for the 60-story skyscraper rising at 333 W Wolf Point Plaza along the confluence of the Chicago River. As noted in a LinkedIn post by the general contractor Walsh Construction, the final height of the core stands 840 feet, falling in line with recent speculation of a 15-foot height bump. Furthermore, it appears that the final architectural height of the edifice will now be 850 feet above the river walk, once the superstructure is accounted for.

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