Structural work has reached the second level for a new 21-story mixed-use building known as “Coppia,” located at 1101 W Van Buren Street. Developed by Pizzuti Development, this latest West Loop project will stand between two existing apartment buildings, replacing a previously vacant site. The new addition to the area will yield 298 apartment units and contain ground-floor retail.
Articles by Jack Crawford
A permit has been granted for a new residential building located at 2125 W Crystal Street in Wicker Park. The project will stand three stories and house four dwelling units. The listed owner of the project is 2127-29 W Crystal LLC, who had a similar permit issued for the adjacent 2129 W Crystal last week.
The University of Illinois Chicago’s new computer science building at 900 W Taylor Street in Little Italy is now undergoing facade installation. The five-story structure, called the Computer Design Research and Learning Center, is under construction and will connect to UIC’s existing Science and Engineering Labs building. Once completed, the center will add 135,000 square feet of new programming to support the university’s growing computer science program.
A construction permit has been granted for a new residential development located at 723 N Waller Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood. The project will feature a two-story building with basement, comprising three dwelling units. It is designed to replace the previous structure on the site. The listed owner of the project is GT Alternatives LLC.
Work on a small urban park has begun at the site of 1400 S Wabash Avenue, where CMK Companies is also wrapping up a 30-story tower, now topped out at 350 feet. The mixed-use tower, whose headline name is 1400 Wabash, will bring 299 rental units and ground-floor retail space to the South Loop neighborhood.