Permits were issued yesterday for a new four-story residential building located at 1358 W Ohio Street in the West Town neighborhood. The lot is currently unoccupied. The permit owner is listed as Variable Properties LLC and plans indicate that the scope of the project will include two total units, each equipped with outdoor space at the rear. There will be a rooftop deck with an enclosed staircase. Plans also show an attached two-car garage with its own rooftop deck. The construction will replace a vacant lot.
Permits were issued yesterday for a new three-story residential building located at 1545 N Artesian Avenue in the West Town neighborhood. The lot is currently unoccupied. The permit owner is listed as Sustainabuild LLC and plans indicate that the scope of the project will include three total units, each equipped with outdoor space at the rear. There will be a rooftop deck with an enclosed staircase. Plans also show a detached three-car garage with its own rooftop deck. The construction will replace a structure on a shared lot.
Cladding is closing in on completion for a new eight-story building located at 1140 W Erie Street in West Town. Dubbed “Inspire West Town,” this mixed-use project is set to house 113 rental apartments atop ground-level commercial space. Developer Bond Companies has planned for 23 total affordable units, six residences will be on site with the other 17 subsidized units within the surrounding area.
Claiming the 30th spot in Chicago YIMBY’s year-end countdown, Sterling Bay’s ALLY at 1229 W Concord Place is now rising above grade along the North Branch Corridor. The structure will be oriented toward medical research companies, offering 280,000 square feet of Class A medical research lab space and attached conference and creative office space. The 144-foot-tall edifice serves as the first step in the developer’s 55-acre Lincoln Yards masterplan, set to yield nearly 15 million square feet of mixed-use programming at a projected cost of $6 billion.
Replacement roofing can now be seen taking place atop the main shed at West Town’s former Morton Salt Warehouse. This replacement serves as the first key step in a larger adaptive re-use project, which will transform the former facility into a new entertainment and office venue. Located at 1357 N Elston Avenue, the factory was originally completed in 1930, where it long served as the central production and manufacturing hub for the salt company. In 2017, R2 Companies purchased the aging complex from Morton Salt, while partnering with Blue Star Star Properties and Skydeck (a subsidiary of The Michael Polsky Family Office in Chicago) in the process.