Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives

Bronzeville Lakefront Development. Rendering by GRIT Chicago

CDC Approves $96.9 Million Sale of Former Michael Reese Hospital Site for Bronzeville Lakefront Development

The Community Development Commission has approved the $96.9 million sale of the former Michael Reese Hospital site to the developers of the Bronzeville Lakefront megadevelopment in Bronzeville. Located at 2929 S Ellis Avenue, the property is bound by E 26th Street to the north, E 31st Street to the south, S Vernon Avenue to the west, and S Lake Park Avenue to the east. The developers for the site are a team called GRIT Chicago, composed of Farpoint Development, Loop Capital, Draper & Kramer, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, McLaurin Development, and Bronzeville Community Development Partnership.

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Bronzeville Lakefront Development. Rendering by GRIT Chicago

Plan Commission Approves Lakefront Megadevelopment at Former Michael Reese Hospital Site in Bronzeville

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the Bronzeville Lakefront Megadevelopment planned for the former Michael Reese Hospital site in Bronzeville. The 71-acre site spans a large parcel of land from E 26th Street to E 31 Street from north to south, and from S Martin Luther King Drive to S Lake Park avenue from west to east respectively. The existing Prairie Shores residential complex is included in the scope of this project, but will remain unchanged.

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Amazon Distribution Center at Pullman Crossings. Image by Ryan Companies

Amazon Distribution Center Now Complete at Pullman Crossings in Pullman

Ryan Companies has completed a distribution center for Amazon in the Pullman Crossings industrial park. The completion of the warehouse, located at 10700 S Doty Avenue in the Pullman neighborhood, concludes the multi-phase development of the 62-acre industrial site. Ryan Companies served as the developer for Pullman Crossings, in collaboration with community developer Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives.

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