Directly across from the rapidly developing UI Health Outpatient Center, the new UI Health Welcome Atrium at 1740 W Taylor Street can also be seen making extensive progress in the Illinois Medical District. This new two-story glass-clad lobby attaches directly to the hospital’s main building, and has been designed with several purposes in mind. According to an overview on UI Health’s website, the new addition will “improve access, circulation, and wayfinding for patients, visitors, and staff,” while also strengthening brand and image for the hospital and creating a sense of comfort and security for visitors.
The City of Chicago has awarded the construction contract for the new CTA Green Line Damen station at 2001 W Lake Street in the Near West Side. The stop has been long discussed for the growing west side area, and to serve major events at the nearby United Center which will allow for less vehicle bottlenecks on the surrounding city streets. The contract has been awarded to local construction company F.H. Paschen who has extensive experience with projects across Chicago airports, parks, schools, and transportation.
Construction permits were issued on Thursday for the Chicago Park District’s new headquarters, an adjacent fieldhouse, and a surrounding park, all located at 4830 S Western Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood. Commissioned by the…
Construction has topped out at six floors for University of Illinois’ Outpatient Surgery Center & Specialty Clinics, located in the Illinois Medical District.
Finishing touches are underway for Navy Pier Flyover, a one-third mile long elevated path meant to improve pedestrian and bike access around the mouth of the Chicago River. Commissioned by the Chicago Department of Transportation, the $64 million infrastructure project has been divided into three stages. The two already-completed stages connect the river to Ohio Street Beach, while the remaining third phase will integrate with Outer Drive Bridge.