Construction has begun on two residential buildings as part of the larger Southbridge development in the Near South Side near Chinatown. The six-story structures are addressed as 2310 S State Street and 2344 S State Street. The master-planned development will create over 900 affordable housing units to serve the southern side of Chicago, replacing the previous Harold Ickes Homes demolished in 2010. The site has frontage along State Street between W 23rd Street and W 24th Street. The nearest public transportation is the 29 CTA bus line running past the development on State Street with stops at 23rd and 24th Streets. Additionally, the Cermak-McCormick Place CTA station, serviced by the Green Line, is a five-minute walk away.
Articles by Lukas Kugler
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 1109 N Paulina Street in the East Village, on the edge of Wicker Park. The interior lot is located along N Paulina Street between W Division Street and W Haddon Avenue. The nearest public transportation is the 70 CTA bus accessed at the Division and Paulina stop at the end of the block. The Division CTA L station serviced by the Blue Line is the nearest stop, a four-minute walk away. The site is also within a five-minute walk of N Milwaukee Avenue and N Ashland Avenue, two busy commercial and retail corridors. Eleven Paulina Development, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications, reporting the development cost as $852,700.
New renderings by Antunovich Associates reveal a possible development at 1050 W Van Buren Street in the West Loop. Located on a corner lot at the intersection of W Van Buren Street and W Gladys Avenue, the project will consist of a 21-story mixed-use tower. The nearest public transportation is the 126 CTA bus at the corner of W Van Buren Street and N Aberdeen Street. The nearest CTA L station is the Racine stop, serviced by the Blue Line, a five-minute walk from the site. Tandem Partners, LLC is listed as the developer of the proposal.
Construction work is progressing at City Club Apartments MDA Phase II, a seven-story mixed-use development at 60 E Benton Place in The Loop. Located on a corner lot at the intersection of N Wabash Avenue and E Benton Place, the project is an expansion of the existing City Club Apartments, located adjacent to it at 63 E Lake Street. The building is designed by architect Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture and developed by City Club Apartments MDA II LLC. Norcon, Inc. is listed as the general contractor for the project.
Renovation permits have been filed for Cunningham Hall, a nine-story residential building originally designed by famous German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1955, at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Located at 3100 S Michigan Avenue on the northeastern edge of the main campus in Bronzeville, the structure was built by Mies van der Rohe as part of his campus plan and used as on-campus apartments. The nearest CTA L station is the 35th Bronzeville IIT stop, serviced by the Green Line, a five-minute walk away. You can catch the 31, 1, or 4 CTA Bus at the corner of E 31st Street and S Michigan Avenue, steps from the property. Illinois Institute of Technology is listed as the owner behind the applications.