Articles by Jack Crawford

354 N Union Avenue

Crane Goes Up at 354 N Union Avenue in Fulton River District

Since Chicago YIMBY’s coverage on the project last month, the tower crane has been installed for Onni Development Group‘s 354 N Union Avenue, a 32-story high rise now underway in Fulton River District. The residential development will yield a total of 373 apartments that range from studios to two-bedrooms for the typical layouts, and two- and three-bedrooms for the penthouse offerings.

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1330 W Cullerton Street

Permits Issued for 1330 W Cullerton Street in Pilsen

Construction permits have been issued for a new two-story residential building located at 1330 W Cullerton Street in Pilsen. The owner Crisantos Granados plans for three total dwellings, a basement level, and a 355-square-foot private rooftop deck for the second floor unit. As far as parking, there will be three spaces on a concrete parking pad. The development will replace a two-story frame residence that is set back from the street.

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Obama Presidential Center. Rendering by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

Photos Show Site Prep for Obama Presidential Center in Hyde Park

Site prep can be seen progressing for the Obama Presidential Center, a three-building masterplan by The Obama Foundation now underway in Hyde Park. The project will occupy a portion of Jackson Park’s western edge, and will be oriented around a central plaza space that will accommodate planned events and public artwork. Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and Interactive Design Architects will serve are the architects involved in the building design, while Michael van Valkenburgh Associates, Site Design Group, and Living Habitats have overseen the landscape architecture.

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