Articles by Jack Crawford

Checking in on the Guinness Brewery Conversion at 375 N Morgan Street in Fulton Market District

This week, YIMBY stopped by the former Pennsylvania Railroad terminal building at Fulton Market Distict’s 375 N Morgan Street, where a partial demolition has taken place. This wrecking work is set to clear the way for a new Guinness Brewery to be co-developed by Guinness and Fred Latsko. The adaptive re-use of the original structure will make way for a 10-barrel brewery and taproom, and will accommodate an Irish-themed restaurant component that sources local chefs.

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1045 on Fulton Market

Exterior Construction Wraps Up for 1045 on Fulton

Since December’s countdown update, facade work has reached the finish line for 1045 on Fulton, a 12-story mixed-use development along West Loop‘s Fulton Market corridor. Co-developed by Fulton St. Companies and Intercontinental Real Estate, the 147-foot-tall edifice will be anchored by 6,500 square feet of ground-floor retail, topped by 11 floors and approximately 130,000 square feet of boutique office space. The retail segment will offer 150 feet of frontage along W Fulton Market and its cross street of N Aberdeen Street.

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61 West Erie Street. Rendering by LG Development Group

61 W Erie Street Switches from Condos to Hospitality in River North

With final touches now underway for River North’s six-story 61 W Erie Street, it has been reported that the former condominium development by LG Development will switch in function to a boutique Sonder venue for medium-term stays. The news comes as a bounce back for the hotel industry, with a demand for hospitality-oriented companies like Sonder helping to lead this resurgence.

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Schiller Place Apartments. Rendering by Bailey Edward

Facade Takes Shape at Schiller Place Apartments in Near North Side

Final facade work is underway for the three-building development known as Schiller Place Apartments, each rising four stories under the addresses 711-749 W Schiller Street in Near North Side. This residential undertaking has been planned by Evergreen Real Estate and Structured Development, whose plans include 16 apartment dwellings within each building, for a total of 48. These residences will vary between one- and two-bedroom floorplans. Other features include a leasing office in the easternmost building, landscaping and street improvements, as well as 18 surface parking spaces in the rear.

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