After the issuance of demolition permits for 323 N May Street and 315 N May Street, the Fulton Market District is set to clear the way for 315 N May Street, developed by the Texas-based Trammell Crow. The 26-story mixed-use tower, rising to 410 feet, will primarily serve as a commercial space with office areas and ground-floor retail.
Articles by Jack Crawford
The Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park continues to progress, with the main tower’s core now approaching the halfway mark. The development of this center is being overseen by The Obama Foundation and will feature three primary public facilities: a museum, a forum building, and a library branch.
A renovation permit has been granted for an existing multi-unit residential building at 1526 S Central Park Avenue in Lawndale. The work, to be executed within two of the dwelling units, encompasses interior upgrades, specifically within the kitchen and baths. New plumbing, electrical, and mechanical components are also part of the plan. Additionally, the project includes replacing the wood deck and stairs at the rear. The building is not set for a change in its use or occupancy, with the filing retaining the R-5 multi-unit residence categorization.
Chicago’s Central Station, once a hub of vibrant activity, represents a significant chapter in American railway history. Constructed in 1893, the station was designed by esteemed architect Bradford L. Gilbert to accommodate the traffic demands of the World’s Columbian Exposition. Located near Roosevelt Road and Michigan Avenue, the station’s strategic position was instrumental for moving people and goods within the city and beyond. Notably, there was another dismantled passenger station known as Grand Central Station, which was highlighted in a previous Lost Legends article.
A construction permit has been approved for a new mixed-use development located at 3911 S Vincennes Avenue in Bronzeville. This four-story masonry edifice will provide a total of 18 residential units, coupled with ground-floor office space, replacing the previously vacant grass lot.