Construction is quickly advancing for the Chicago Fire Football Club’s new 30-acre training facility at 1434 S Loomis Street in the Near West Side. Designed by Crawford Architects, this 30-acre project will revitalize a mostly unused part of Addams/Medill Park, a site where four CHA complexes once stood until 2007.
The City of Evanston has approved the new Ryan Field stadium at 1505 Central Street in Evanston. Located on the intersection with Ashland Avenue, the new building will rebuild the existing bowl-style stadium owned and used by Northwestern University. The work is being led by the university itself with Kansas City-based architects HNTB serving as the designers who have worked on other college venues.
The Chicago City Council has approved the expansion of the Fifth Third Arena at 301 S Damen Avenue in the Near West Side. Replacing a vacant lot adjacent to the existing building, the new structure was approved by the Plan Commission earlier this year as well. The development comes directly from Chicago Blackhawks who are working with Kansas City-based Generator Studio on its design.
Plans have been announced for the renovation and expansion of the current athletic facilities within the DePaul University Campus in Lincoln Park. Located at 2300 N Sheffield Avenue just north of the intersection with W Belden Avenue, the work comes after an 18-month period of internal and community discussions according to the university’s press release. Both phases of work are being designed by Antunovich Associates and HNTB.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the expansion of the Fifth Third Arena at 301 S Damen Avenue in the Near West Side. Originally revealed earlier this year, the new construction will rise adjacent to the existing training center and replace a vacant lot. The development comes directly from Chicago Blackhawks with Kansas City-based Generator Studio on its design.