Articles by Jack Crawford

Prairie Shores Clubhouse

Construction Concludes for Prairie Shores Clubhouse in Bronzeville

The new amenity clubhouse at Bronzeville‘s Prairie Shores residential complex has seen the completion of its new two-story amenity clubhouse. The building is the centerpiece of extensive renovation work that has been ongoing at the property. Golub & Company and Farpoint Development, who jointly purchased Prairie Shores in 2019 for $180 million, are responsible for the upgrades, which include interior renovations of the 1,675 residences, landscaping improvements, and common area upgrades.

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View of Howard Brown Health at 3501 N Halsted Street. Rendering by Architrave

Foundation Work Continues for 3501 N Halsted in Lakeview East

Foundation construction can be seen taking shape at 3501 N Halsted Street in Lakeview East, set to give rise to a new five-story mixed-use building. The facility will be a new hub for Howard Brown Health, which provides an all-encompassing approach to LGBTQ wellbeing at various centers throughout Chicago. Programming will include 7,600 square feet of ground-level retail, two floors of clinic space on the first two floors, and three floors of administrative space above. With this project alone, Howard Brown Health will double the organization’s capacity within the area.

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

43Green Phase I Celebrates Topping Off Milestone in Bronzeville

Yesterday Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city officials commemorated the topping off of a new residential building as part of the first equitable transit-oriented development on Chicago’s South Side. Known as 43Green and located at 4308 S Calumet Avenue, the $100 million mixed-income, mixed-use project, which is being developed in three phases, will bring approximately 300 new apartments to the Bronzeville neighborhood upon completion.

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3636 N Lake Shore Drive. Rendering by BKV Group

Groundbreaking Timeline Announced for 3636 N Lake Shore Drive in Lake View East

Alderman Cappleman has announced that 3636 N Lake Shore Drive in Lake View East will commence construction during the fourth quarter of this year. The developer for this mixed-use proposal is City Club Apartments, who has planned two new structures to rise on the property. One will be a 19-floor building and the other will be a six-story building, measuring 228 feet and 75 feet, respectively. The two together will house 333 residential units total, along with a 5,000 square-foot restaurant. The residential unit breakdown will include studios and one-, two-, and three-bedroom residences. There will be 145 parking spaces underground and 50 bike parking spaces.

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