The Chicago City Council has approved the land sale for the mixed-use Bella Noir Wellness Hub at 601 E 47th Street in Bronzeville. Located on the southeast corner with S St Lawrence Avenue and a few blocks north of Washington Park, the project will replace a vacant lot adjacent to the upcoming proposal from Two Fish Crab Shack. The project is being developed by Bella Noir LLC and McLaurin Development who are working with SEEK Design + Architecture.
After receiving City Council’s approval to rezone the site, Bella Noir Wellness Hub is one step closer to transforming a block-long property at 601 E 47th Street into a mixed-use hub for the Bronzeville community….
Updated plans have been revealed for the Englewood Connect Invest South/West development in Englewood. The winning project for the RFP was selected earlier this year and is now back with updated phasing plans and further details on each part of the design. Sitting north of the existing Whole Foods near the intersection of S Peoria Drive and S Halsted Street, developers McLaurin Development and Farpoint Development tapped Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and TNS Studio to design the large complex.
The Community Development Commission has approved the $96.9 million sale of the former Michael Reese Hospital site to the developers of the Bronzeville Lakefront megadevelopment in Bronzeville. Located at 2929 S Ellis Avenue, the property is bound by E 26th Street to the north, E 31st Street to the south, S Vernon Avenue to the west, and S Lake Park Avenue to the east. The developers for the site are a team called GRIT Chicago, composed of Farpoint Development, Loop Capital, Draper & Kramer, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, McLaurin Development, and Bronzeville Community Development Partnership.
The City of Chicago’s INVEST South/West initiative has selected the Englewood Connect vision for the Englewood RFP site. Located along W 63rd Parkway between S Halsted Street and W 63rd Street, the site spans 4.28 acres and is made up of multiple packages. Offered as Site B1/B2 and Site C, the sites are positioned as the second phase of the adjacent Englewood Square I project, which is a Whole Foods-anchored shopping center. McLaurin Development and Farpoint Development are the developers behind the RFP proposal.