The Committee on Zoning has approved the rezoning for a new mixed-use development at 2124 S Ashland Avenue in Lower West Side. Located just north of the intersection with W 21st Place, the new project will gut an existing two-story masonry building led by developer 2124 Ashland Partners LLC with local firm DesignBridge serving as the architects on record.
The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning for a mixed-use building at 3714 N Cicero Avenue in Old Irving Park. Located just north of the intersection with W Waveland Avenue, the new structure replaces a one-story commercial building built in 1956 that most recently housed a motorcycle shop. Developer G7 Investments LLC selected local architecture firm Studio Sym Design for the small neighborhood project.
Glass panel installation has begun for the facade that will eventually cloak 354 N Union Avenue, a 33-story residential high rise in the Fulton River District. Onni Development Group is behind the 410-foot-tall tower, which will house a total of 373 apartment dwellings. These units will vary widely in size, beginning at 400-square-foot studios and span up to 1,600 square feet for three-bedroom penthouses. Amenities will include a sprawling third-level pool deck and a host of interior common areas.
Updated renderings and plans have been revealed for a mixed-use development at 640 W Washington Boulevard in West Loop Gate. Located just east of the Kennedy Expressway on the corner with N Des Plaines Street, the tower will replace a surface parking lot as downtown density pushes west. Miami-based developer Crescent Heights, the company behind other recent Chicago skyscrapers including Nema in the South Loop, has partnered with local design firm Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture on the slim skyscraper.
Over this past weekend near the northern edge of South Loop, an army of concrete trucks could be seen pouring the foundation of Chicago’s fourth tallest construction project. Known as 1000M after its 1000 S Michigan Avenue address, this 73-story residential skyscraper will rise 805 feet and house 738 rental apartment units.