Exterior construction has crossed the finish line for a two-building development by The Community Builders and McCaffrey in Near South Side. Known as 23rd Place at Southbridge, this undertaking represents the first phase of a…
Near South Side
Work has now reached the second level for a five-story residential building at 2423 S State Street in Near South Side. This boutique structure will be the second of two nearly-adjacent structures developed in partnership with developer City Pads and the co-living company known as Common.
Chicago City Council has approved a temporary video production studio, which is part of the Surge Esports Stadium to be constructed in Near South Side. The studio will occupy the existing two-story masonry building at 2617 South Wabash Avenue, which will then be converted to retail and 30 parking spaces upon the completion of the new construction. Developer SMASH Interactive has not yet revealed the nature of this studio, though its temporary functions may be due to the fact that the final building will build in its own studio areas. The total square footage will span 109,000 square feet, distributed across 36,000 square feet for the existing building and 73,000 square feet for the addition.
Since YIMBY’s September update, much of the facade work has taken place at the northern building of Southbridge Phase I, now known as 23rd Place at Southbridge. Located at 2310 S State Street and 2344 S State Street in Near South Side, these two sibling edifices both rise six stories and will offer a mix of ground-level retail and apartments on the upper floors. Planned by McCaffrey and The Community Builders, the unit count will tally at 206, divided evenly between each structure. Residences will comprise of a mix of affordable and market-rate options.
Metal paneling can now be seen enveloping four-story residential building at 2401 S State Street. Developed by City Pads, the Near South Side development sits caddy-corner from the Southbridge megadevelopment, where it will add an additional 19 units. These residences will be accompanied by 10 off-street parking spaces and 33 bike slots.