The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the new Chicago Fire FC facility at 1434 S Loomis Street in the Near West Side. Located within Addams/Medill Park, and bound by W Roosevelt Road and S Ashland Avenue, the new grounds will replace relatively empty land and bring new funds to adjoining affordable housing projects. The developer is the sports team itself which is collaborating with the city on acquiring the land, while local designers Crawford Architects are working on the new structures.
Initial details have been revealed for the potential sports and entertainment complex for the Chicago Bears at 2200 Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights. Located just south of the intersection of Highway 14 and 53, the proposal will replace the now-closed Arlington International Racecourse if the team chooses to pursue its departure from Soldier Field downtown. The Bears and their soon retiring president Ted Phillips are working with San Francisco-based architects Hart Howerton on the conceptual masterplan.
Updated plans have been revealed to the community for a new sporting facility within Addams/Medill Park at 1434 S Loomis Street in the Near West Side. The park which is roughly bound by W Roosevelt Road, S Loomis Street, W 14th Street, and S Ashland Avenue is near the growing Illinois Medical District and has been host to major music festivals in the past. The project is being developed by the Chicago Fire Football Club with Crawford Architects working on its revised design.
Initial foundation work is visible at the triangular parcel along the southeast corner of Wrigley Field, which will give way to a three-story DraftKings sportsbook and various dining options. Co-developed by the Chicago Cubs and Marquee Development, this 22,350-square-foot addition at 1012 W Addison Street will replace the former Captain Morgan Club, which later became the Fantasy DraftKings Sports Zone.
Updated plans have been revealed for an upcoming sporting facility for the Chicago Fire Football Club near 1459 W Roosevelt Road in the Near West Side. Replacing most of what is now Addams/Medill Park, the new project is being led in collaboration with the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) who is in charge of the Roosevelt Square masterplan the proposal would be a part of. Most of the new construction will be focused on the north-end of the park and help fund renovation for surrounding housing structures, as a way to help revitalize the area just south of the Illinois Medical District, our coverage on the initial announcement can be found here.