This year’s countdown continues with The Lydian at 513 S Damen Avenue in the Illinois Medical District taking the 19th place. The structure claimed the 19th place in last year’s countdown as well when it had recently broken ground, but now the development races towards completion just south of the intersection with W Congress Parkway. Local developer Marquette Companies, who is also behind a handful of projects around the West Loop’s Union Park, is leading the charge with architecture firm Brininstool + Lynch having worked on its design.
Illinois Medical District
Final touches are underway for an 11-story mixed-use building branded as “Cadence,” situated at 2050 W Ogden Avenue in the Illinois Medical District. The development will be anchored by 10,000 square feet of retail and 161 apartment residences scaling from studios up to two-bedroom units. In partnership with AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust, East Lake Management & Development is the developer behind the 108-foot-tall structure and its containing master plan known as Gateway.
Construction has reached the halfway mark for a new six-story Hampton Inn & Suites hotel at 710 S Seeley Avenue in the Illinois Medical District. The 135-key hotel is being developed by East Lake Management & Development as part of a larger scheme known as Gateway. The plans reside on the trapezoidal block bound by Harrison, Damen, Ogden, and Hoyne. A new inner driveway has been created under Seeley Avenue, hence the address name.
The construction for a 22-story mixed-use building now dubbed “The Lydian” is closing in on completion at 513 S Damen Avenue in the Illinois Medical District. With 279 rental units and 1,000 square feet of retail on the ground level, the 242-foot-tall structure is being developed by Marquette Companies and meant to cater an increasing apartment market amongst medical professionals working nearby.
An official groundbreaking has been held for the mixed-use development at 1134 S Wood Street in the Illinois Medical District. Located near the intersection with W Roosevelt Road, it replaces an existing surface parking lot belonging to one of the developers. That being the Chicago Lighthouse, a local non-profit, who is partnering with Brinshore Development and Landon Bone Baker Architects on the first-of-its-kind building.