Articles by Jack Crawford
Demolition is complete for a two-story masonry building, clearing the way for a four-story mixed-use development at 3322 N Halsted Street in Lake View East. Developer and owner Lion Halsted 3 LLC has planned for seven rental apartments atop 814 square feet of ground-floor retail. There will be five on-site bike spots and two parking spaces.
Construction is close to topping out for a 33-story apartment tower at 354 N Union Avenue in the Fulton River District. Developer Onni Group has planned for 373 total residential units, ranging in size from a 400-square-foot studio to a 1,600-square-foot penthouse. The formerly empty lot occupies a trapezoidal parcel bound by Union Avenue to the east, the railway to the south, the elevated Halsted Street to the west, and the neighboring K2 apartment tower to the north.
Both interior and exterior renovations are taking shape for Fulton Market’s old Pennsylvania Railroad Terminal Building, located at 375 N Morgan Street in Fulton Market district. Developed in partnership between Guinness and Fred Latsko, the structure is being converted into the beer maker’s second US location, which will feature a 10-barrel brewery, a pub, and a restaurant.
Now standing its final height of 850 feet, the 60-story Salesforce Tower in River North has now removed its tower crane. Well on track to reach completion by next year, this glassy skyscraper at 333 Wolf Point Plaza will be the city’s 17th tallest skyscraper. It will also mark the final installment in a three-part megadevelopment by Hines known as Wolf Point. Located at the confluence of the Chicago River, this scheme also includes a 500-foot apartment tower known as Wolf Point West, as well as a 679-foot apartment tower dubbed Wolf Point East.