Goose Island

Initial Funding Secured For First Phase Of Halsted Pointe On Goose Island

Partial financing has been secured for the first tower of the Halsted Pointe development at 901 N Halsted Street on Goose Island. Located on the southern tip of the island, the mixed-use project replaces the Greyhound Bus facility with permits being applied for late last year with the city. Canadian-based developer Onni Group is not only behind this project but also Halsted Landing right across the river.

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Community Designs #1: How Would You Redevelop Goose Island?

Today marks the launch of our new series, inviting the YIMBY community to offer their insights and suggestions on potential development zones in Chicago. In collaboration with Engage, we’re presenting a visual survey focused on the development possibilities of Goose Island. Readers are encouraged to add up to three sticky notes to the image, with each note color-coded to represent different types of input.

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Chicago YIMBY Visit The Wild Mile After Its First Summer Near Goose Island

Chicago YIMBY checked in on the innovative Wild Mile at 905 W Eastman Street near Goose Island after its first operational summer. Located directly behind the Lincoln Park REI store near the Big Deahl development that is currently under construction, the small park is only part of a larger proposal aiming at reinventing the Chicago River’s north branch. Nonprofit Urban Rivers is leading the charge for the SOM designed masterplan, of which the park is only the first phase opening late last year with this summer being its first full season.

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City Council Approves Projects In Fulton Market And Goose Island

The Chicago City Council has approved a mixed-use development at 170 N Green Street in Fulton Market as well as a commercial development at 1132 W Blackhawk Street on Goose Island. Both projects were recently approved by the Plan Commission as well late last month, they will now be able to apply for construction permits and schedule a forthcoming groundbreaking. 170 N Green Street is a joint project from partner developers CRG and Shapack Partners, while 1132 W Blackhawk Street is being proposed by the Mars-Wrigley Company.

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