Articles by Jack Crawford

800 W Lake Street

Demolition Pending for 800 W Lake Street, Site of Future 21-Story Hotel in Fulton Market

Demolition permits were issued last month clearing the way for a 21-story hotel at 800 W Lake Street, located near the heart of the booming Fulton Market neighborhood. The new structure will rise to 265 feet at its roof, replacing three low-rise masonry buildings and parking lot space. Planned by North Park Ventures, the yet-to-be-named hotel will provide space for 476 rooms, as well as ground-floor commercial space.

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Elm 551

Elm 551 Receives Additional Facade Treatment in Near North Side

The residential complex known as Elm 551 is nearing exterior completion at 551 W Elm Street in Near North Side. Developed by Holsten Real Estate, the project comprises of a seven-story residential building, as well as a pair of three-story townhome buildings. The mixed-income development will house 102 units and is part of a larger redevelopment scheme known as Parkside of Old Town.

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