Articles by Jack Crawford


Construction Progresses at 232 W Chestnut Street within North Union Master Plan

JDL‘s expansive North Union development project in Near North Side has made headway, with construction now above grade at one of its first three buildings, the five-story 232 W Chestnut Street. Situated at the junction of N Franklin Street and N Wells Street, the residential project will be Chicago’s first modern large mass-timber construction. This innovative move marks a notable shift for Chicago since its adoption of the International Building Code (IBC).

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Sister Cities: The Couture Quickly Rises Along Milwaukee’s Waterfront

The latest installment of the “Sister Cities” series focuses again on Milwaukee, where “The Couture” continues to rise at 909 E Michigan Street. Developed by Barrett Lo Visionary Development, the 44-story mixed-use project will soon be Wisconsin’s fourth tallest building and its tallest primarily residential development. Having now passed the halfway mark, the skyscraper will stand 516 feet tall, slightly taller than The Row Fulton Market as a Chicago height reference.

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