Foundation permits were issued this past Wednesday for a new two-story community center at 1841 N Laramie Avenue in North Austin. The currently vacant site was sold for $2 million by the city, which was approved by City Council in September of last year.
Construction has is nearing the 40-floor mark for 300 N Michigan Avenue, a 47-story mixed-use skyscraper located at the corner of Michigan & Wacker in The Loop. Co-developed by Sterling Bay and Magellan Development Group, the 523-foot-tall tower will provide a combination of retail, hotel, and apartment programming. The first three floors will comprise of the 25,000-square-foot retail portion, while a 280-room citizenM hotel will occupy floors six through 15. The majority of the tower will be occupied by the residential section, with 289 units spanning floors 17 through 45.
Foundation permits have been issued for 1135 W Winona Street in Uptown, the first of two buildings in a 180-unit project by Cedar St. Companies. Between the two five-story buildings, residences will range between studios, one-, and two-bedrooms.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a mixed-use development at 3636 N Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview East. Poised to fill a plot of empty land along N Lake Shore Drive, the project site is located at the intersection of N Lake Shore Drive and W Waveland Avenue. City Club Apartments is the developer behind the proposal.
Exterior work is nearing the finish line for a six-story mixed-use development located at 61 W Erie Street in River North. The property was previously occupied by a two-story masonry commercial building, which would later be demolished in 2016.