The St. Regis Chicago has taken its last major step forward towards completion with the opening of its hotel component at 401 E Wacker Drive in Lakeshore East. Going by the same name as the tower itself and occupying the first 11 lower floors, the hotel and the residences above are being run by St. Regis Hotels and Resorts which is a subsidiary of Marriott. The interiors of the were designed by Gensler with Studio Gang and bKL Architecture working on the overall tower developed by Magellan Development Group.
With the structural work reaching its 399-foot peak, the 24-story mixed-use building at 360 N Green Street is now rapidly progressing with its facade installation. The new Fulton Market tower, developed by Sterling Bay, who owns an array of nearby properties at various stages of development, will offer a mix of offices, 5,400 square feet of retail, and tenant amenities across 500,000 square feet of floor space.
A preliminary permit for interior demolition has been granted in preparation for the revitalization of the Cameron Building at 240 N Ashland Avenue in the Near West Side. Situated on the southwest corner at the intersection with W Fulton Street, the historic clocktower building has been vacant for several years and is now proposed as the new headquarters for local incubator mHUB. The non-profit organization is driving the initiative, while Gensler is now confirmed as the project architect.
An updated construction timeline has been revealed for the Lincoln Yards mega development near Goose Island. With work completed on the initial phase of Ally at 1229 W Concord Place, developer Sterling Bay presented their updated phasing plan closer to what was revealed in 2021 during a recent community meeting. The next round of construction will also be phased out and with structures designed by various firms and plenty of new outdoor space.
Renderings have been revealed for the proposed skybridge and partial medical conversion of the hotel at 633 N Saint Clair Street in Streeterville. Located on the southeast corner with E Erie Street, the existing 29-story tower is split between a hotel and office space above. Northwestern Memorial Healthcare (NMHC) is behind the plans as it looks to expand its footprint in the neighborhood, with Gensler serving as the architect for the project.