Construction on 920 N Wells Street has officially reached its peak, with the 21-story mixed-use building now topping out in Near North Side. JDL, the developer of nearby One Chicago, is also behind this current structure and its encompassing North Union development, one of Chicago’s largest single plans currently underway. The overall $1.3 billion project will span multiple blocks of land that had been sold by the nearby Moody Bible Institute.
Caisson permits have now been issued for 535 N St. Clair Street in Streeterville, clearing the way for a new 21-story mixed-use high rise. Mavrek Development has planned for the project to replace a three-story, 255-space parking garage. At 238 feet in height, the tower will have a unique blend of office space and 248 apartment units on the upper floors. There will also be a 7,855-square-foot retail space at the corner, as well as a 106-vehicle parking garage and a 102-slot bike storage room.
A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for the affordable mixed-use development at 6300 S Maryland Avenue in Woodlawn. Located on the southeast corner with S Maryland Avenue, the proposal is the first project being built under the Woodlawn Housing Preservation Ordinance which was approved in mid 2020. Dubbed Park Station, developer DL3 Realty, who is behind other projects in Woodlawn and Englewood has partnered with local firm FitzGerald Associates on the structure’s design.
Chicago YIMBY continues its Sister Cities series covering innovative and skyline-defining projects in the Midwest with another trip to Detroit. We originally kicked off the series with coverage of the Hudson’s Site skyscraper earlier this year and we now return to take a look at the Exchange Building nearby at 338 Gratiot Avenue near Greektown. Developer and general contractor Barton Malow is working with global firms Thornton Tomasetti for structural engineering and Ghafari Associates on the architecture of the structure.
New details have been revealed for a mixed-use development at 7603 N Paulina Street in Rogers Park. Located on the northeast corner with W Howard Street, the multi-phase project will replace a large one-story commercial building and eventually a historical multi-story storage building dating back to the 1920s and its adjacent parking lot. Developer Housing For All LLC is leading the effort for the affordable workforce housing proposal which was designed by Cordogan Clark & Associates.