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.
Details have been revealed for a new veterans complex on the intersection of Illinois 76 and Orth Road in Timberlane. Located in the far suburbs just north of Belvidere, the one-of-a-kind facility will bring a new offering near the city boundaries of Rockford just to the west. The project is being developed by the non-profit organization Oscar Mike with Cushman & Wakefield, who have tapped Gensler to design the buildings.
The exterior walls are taking shape for a new health and wellness center at 2933 W Division Street in Humboldt Park. Developed by Humboldt Park Health and designed by JGMA, the three-story building will feature an iridescent facade made up of blue and teal metal paneling and a glass curtain wall.
An informational outreach meeting has been announced for the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) at 1519 S Wells Street within The 78. Located just south of the South Loop and off of the recently completed Wells-Wentworth connector, DPI is set to be the first building within the proposed megadevelopment. The project is being spearheaded by the Illinois Capital Development Board and Related Midwest, with architecture firms OMA and Jacobs working on its design.
A ribbon cutting has been held for the new Cultivate Collective community hub at 4942 W 44th Street in Garfield Ridge. Located just west of the intersection with S Cicero Avenue, the development replaced a vacant lot that was once part of the LeClaire Courts housing complex. The project itself was developed by Cultivate Collective who worked with the Academy for Global Citizenship and Greater Southwest Development Corp.