Recent photos show construction is progressing rapidly at the multi-stage Wells-Wentworth Connector, located within The 78, a mega development by Related Midwest.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a new 15-story office development at 609 W Randolph Street in West Loop Gate. The project site is on an interior lot along W Randolph Street between N Jefferson Street and N Des Plaines Street. The Clinton CTA station, serviced by the Green and Pink Lines, is a four-minute walk away from the site. The Ogilvie Transportation Center is only a three-minute walk away. Vista Property Group is in charge of the development.
The Permit Review Committee, a subcommittee of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, has approved the adaptive reuse of the former Morton Salt Warehouse Complex. Located at 1357 N Elston Avenue in West Town, the former manufacturing complex is bound by the north branch of the Chicago river to the east, N Elston Avenue to the west, and W Blackhawk Street to the north. The nearest public transportation is the 70 CTA Route accessed at the Division and Elston bus stop, a five-minute walk from the property. The Division CTA L station on the Blue Line is a 13-minute walk away. Blue Star Properties is developing the project in collaboration with R2 Companies.
Photos of 1200 N State Parkway in Gold Coast show the recent demolition of a series of buildings. Developer Newcastle Limited is planning an 11-story mixed-use building at the site that borders the Rush & Division neighborhood.