The exterior facade work of the new Computer Design Research and Learning Center at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), located at 900 W Taylor Street in Little Italy, is nearing exterior completion. The five-story educational addition will seamlessly connect with the pre-existing Science and Engineering Labs building, further augmenting UIC’s capabilities in its computer science curriculum and associated research endeavors.
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.
Plans have been revealed for the next phase of Malcolm X College’s West Side Learning Center at 4624 W Madison Street on the eastern edge of Austin. Located just west of the intersection with N Kenton Avenue and adjacent to a pair of elevated rail lines, the expansion would grow the class size for the small outpost of the college. The proposal is being developed by the college itself and the greater City Colleges as well, with an undisclosed architect working on its design.
A permit has been approved for an exterior renovation project at 8300 S St. Louis Avenue, the site of the Ashburn Community Elementary School in the Ashburn neighborhood. The permit is slated for various improvements, including a new artificial turf play lot, playground equipment, landscape and paving enhancements, a new trash enclosure, and a street-side fence. The listed owner of the project is the Chicago Public Schools.
A construction permit has been issued to assemble a pre-manufactured greenhouse at DePaul College Prep‘s campus address of 3300 N Campbell Avenue in Roscoe Village. Filer under the DePaul College Prep Foundation, the project has enlisted Renault D Mitchell as the architect, whose details around the greenhouse design have yet to be specified.