Final glass and brick installation is visible at Sterling Bay’s 345 N Morgan Street, an 11-story mixed-use building in Fulton Market District. This latest edifice to be added to the rapidly densifying neighborhood will provide a combination of ground-level retail topped by offices above. Despite its relatively low floor count, the high rise will compete in height with some of the other nearby projects at a height of 178 feet.
Adaptive re-use work has made extensive progress at the Morton Salt Factory at 1357 N Elston Avenue in West Town. Developer trio R2 Companies, Blue Star Properties, and Skydeck have planned for a new office and entertainment embedded within the shell of the former factory.
Structural work has reached the fourth of five floors for a new mixed-use building at 4600 N Kenmore Avenue in Uptown. Cedar St. Companies is behind this development, with plans for 2,500 square feet of ground-level retail below 62 for-rent apartments. The new construction will integrate with an adjacent former bank at 1020 W Wilson Avenue, which will be transformed into a new venue for Double Door Music.
Window installation work is wrapping up for the nine-story mixed-use building known as Platform 4611, located at 4611 N Broadway in Uptown. The topped-out, 103-foot-tall project is being developed in partnership between John Buck Company and Free Market Ventures, who have planned for 12,000 square feet of retail and 200 rental apartments above.
This week, a land acquisition deal was successfully closed for 170 N Green Street in West Loop’s Fulton Market District. The transaction was carried out between CRG, the development and real estate arm of Clayco; Shapack Partners, a Fulton Market-based real estate development company; and Bridgford Foods. Once occupied by the 156,000-square-foot Bridgford Foods processing facility, the 1.5-acre site will give way to a massive new mixed-use development co-planned by CRG and Shapack.