Construction permits have been issued for a two-story Buddhist educational center and temple located at 2251 S Wentworth Avenue in Chinatown.
Construction is approaching completion for the 50,000-square-foot expansion of the Steppenwolf Theater, located at 1646 N Halsted Street in the southwest corner of Lincoln Park. The new building will feature a 400-seat in the round theater, a dedicated education floor, a sunlit two-story atrium lobby, a wine bar and sidewalk lounge, and a costume shop.
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks has approved the final landmark recommendation for the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley House. Located at 6427 S St. Lawrence Avenue, the home sits on a typical Chicago lot between E 64th Street and E 65th Street in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.