Articles by Jack Crawford

Park Boulevard Phase 3B. Rendering by Johnson and Lee Architects

Foundation Work Advances for Park Boulevard Phase 3B in Bronzeville

Foundation work is progressing for Park Boulevard’s Phase 3B, comprised of two five-story residential buildings at 41 W 36th Street in Bronzeville. Replacing the former Chicago Housing Authority Stateway Gardens housing projects, this larger masterplan developed by Stateway Associates LLC will ultimately yield 1,316 residential units across both townhomes and apartments. This phase in particular will yield 80 total units, divided evenly into 40 per building.

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Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower)

$500 Million Willis Tower Makeover Reaches Completion

This week, EQ Office announced the completion of Willis Tower’s $500 million makeover spanning from its base to pinnacle. Bookending Chicago’s skyline in the southwest corner of The Loop, the 108-story Chicago icon has received extensive renovations to both its public and private spaces. A three-story podium known as Catalog has also been constructed, wrapping around all four sides of the skyscraper’s base.

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43Green at 4308 S Calumet Avenue. Rendering by Landon Bone Baker Architects

43Green Mixed-Use Development Reaches Sixth Floor in Bronzeville

Exterior work has now reached the sixth floor for a 10-story mixed-use building in Bronzeville known as 43Green. Bordering the intersection of Calumet & 43rd Street under the address 4308 S Calumet Avenue, this 96,000 square-foot project is easily one of the neighborhood’s largest new construction projects. Developers P3 Markets and The Habitat Company have scoped out 99 for-rent apartment units atop 5,000 square feet of ground-level retail.

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1300 W Carroll (left) and 1200 W Carroll (right)

Second Tower Design Revealed for 1300 W Carroll Site in Fulton Market

Developer Sterling Bay has revealed the design for the second tower on its 1300 W Carroll Avenue project site, formerly the site of the Archer Daniels Wheat Mill in West Loop’s Fulton Market District. The rendering has been presented on the marketing website for 1200 W Carroll Avenue, a 14-story office building that Sterling Bay plans to construct first just one block to the east.

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