Interior demolition and cladding removal is nearly complete for 932 W Randolph Street in the West Loop. L3 Capital is re-skinning an existing three-story commercial building, along with constructing a new three-story addition.
Renovation permits have been issued for 2122 W Iowa Street, a three-story residential building located at 2122 W Iowa Street in Ukrainian Village. The building currently houses three condominium units, and is filed under Devin Rapson as the listed owner and general contractor. Under the new plans, a three-story addition and a rear-wood deck will be added, in addition to interior renovations on the second and third floors. The condominium units will also be reconverted as apartments.
Photos show the near-complete construction of a five-story addition to an existing two-story building, located at 2353 S Wentworth Avenue in Chinatown. The project owner and developer, ME Wentworth LLC led by Che Mei Wong, has renovated the original two-story retail structure, while adding 149 rooms in a new four-floor hotel portion. An additional seventh-floor residential component appears to be in the works, which will include a single 3,000-square-foot penthouse unit.
Photos show continued work at 226 W Jackson Boulevard in The Loop, the site of Phoenix Development Partners‘ planned conversion of a 15-story office building into a space for two Hilton hotels. The original 1904 limestone and terra cotta structure was designed by Frost & Granger, and housed offices for both the North Western Railway and City Colleges of Chicago up until its re-designation. As part of the conversion, the developer agreed to rehabilitate the exterior walls of the landmarked buildings in exchange for Class L tax incentives.
Renovation permits have been issued for an existing church building that lies on the premises of the Great Lakes Academy charter school, located at 8401 S Saginaw Avenue in South Chicago. As the occupying owner, Great Lakes Academy plans to convert the 17,000-square-foot structure and its 15,000-square-foot basement to a gymnasium, cafeteria, and full-service kitchen. The issued permit also indicates a new single-story, 4,000-square-foot structure, as well as a partial renovation of the existing school building.