Structural work has reached full height 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 tower is JDL, who has planned for 411 units and 12,000 square feet of retail.
Structural work advances in the Near North Side for two adjacent towers at 868 N Wells Street and 920 N Wells Street. The projects are part of the sprawling North Union megadevelopment, a $1.3 billion master plan that will eventually occupy 2.9 million square feet of space. Both towers are being developed by JDL, designed by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture, and constructed by Power Construction.
JDL‘s expansive North Union development project in Near North Side has made headway, with construction now above grade at one of its first three buildings, the five-story 232 W Chestnut Street. Situated at the junction of N Franklin Street and N Wells Street, the residential project will be Chicago’s first modern large mass-timber construction. This innovative move marks a notable shift for Chicago since its adoption of the International Building Code (IBC).
The third building at the North Union mega development at 232 W Chestnut Street in the Near North Side continues to undergo foundation work. Situated at the intersection with N Franklin Street, the five-story mass-timber structure is being developed by JDL is designed by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture. The programming will comprise of a total of 23 residential units.
Glass and metal installation is now wrapping up for the 21-story 920 N Wells Street in Near North Side. Developed by JDL as part of the massive North Union megadevelopment, this primarily residential mixed-use building is the first step in what will be a $1.3 billion master plan covering several blocks of land previously owned by the Moody Bible Institute.