Structural work has passed the seventh floor for the 27-story 868 N Wells Street in Near North Side, replacing a former low-rise brick building that was demolished last year. The developer of this mixed-use high rise is JDL, who has planned for 411 units and 12,000 square feet of retail. This tower is the second addition (after the adjacent 920 N Wells) to their North Union megadevelopment, a sprawling $1.3 billion master plan that will ultimately occupy 2.9 million square feet of space. The larger North Union assemblage will feature skyscrapers measuring up to approximately 700 feet in height while providing a total of 2,656 residences, extensive commercial and retail options, and 100,000 square feet of public areas.
An updated construction timeline has been revealed for the Lincoln Yards mega development near Goose Island. With work completed on the initial phase of Ally at 1229 W Concord Place, developer Sterling Bay presented their updated phasing plan closer to what was revealed in 2021 during a recent community meeting. The next round of construction will also be phased out and with structures designed by various firms and plenty of new outdoor space.
The 10-story Clarendale Six Corners is now wrapping up construction in Portage Park. The mixed-use development, located at 4715 W Irving Park Road, boasts 18,000 square feet of ground-level retail space, 258 senior living apartments, and various integrated amenities. Ryan Companies, LCS, and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital have developed the project, which spans nearly 370,000 square feet.
The Sears department store at 4712 W Irving Park Road in Portage Park continues to undergo a significant transformation, as the $90 million, six-story mixed-use redevelopment project takes shape. Led by Novak Construction as both developer and general contractor, the project will offer 50,000 square feet of retail space and 206 residential units. According to a February article by Block Club Chicago, Target will be the anchor tenant for the retail component.
Today, YIMBY takes a look at the newly completed mixed-use high rise at 808 N Cleveland Avenue in Near North Side. Dubbed “The 808 Cleveland,” the 22-story building offers 28,000 square feet of retail and office space along with 200 apartments that are leased and managed by Common. DAC Developments is behind this project, which spans a total of 281,256 square feet and had a development cost of $105 million, according to their website.