Brickwork and metal paneling can now be seen undergoing installation along the two-building development known as Hugo in River North. Developer LG Group has planned for a total of 227 for-rent apartments across nearly 150,000 square feet of total floor area. Both nine stories, the larger edifice at 751 N Hudson Avenue will yield 134 new units while 411 W Chicago Avenue will yield 93 residences. The mixed-use project will also provide approximately 19,000 square feet of ground-level retail space. The two structures are almost adjacent save for an existing two-story building that lies between them.
Articles by Jack Crawford
A permit has been issued for a one-story manufacturing facility at 616 S Maplewood Avenue in Tri-Taylor. The listed occupying owner, Edward J Ivy Descendants Trust, has planned for additional storage and office space. The site is currently occupied by a large grass plot.
Glass and metal installation is now wrapping up for the 21-story 920 N Wells Street in Near North Side. Developed by JDL as part of the massive North Union megadevelopment, this primarily residential mixed-use building is the first step in what will be a $1.3 billion master plan covering several blocks of land previously owned by the Moody Bible Institute.
A construction permit has been granted for a new residential development located at 456 E Oakwood Boulevard in Bronzeville. The project will feature a three-story masonry building with three residential units, designed to replace the previous structure on the site. The listed owner of the project is Anna Forkan.
Little Italy is witnessing the transformation of a historic site as construction commences at the former National Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame location. Real estate investor and hotelier Jonathan Gordon has planned to turn the existing structure at 1431 W Taylor Street into a 35-room hotel with 11,000 square feet retail space on the first floor.