The crowning parapet is beginning to take shape at 354 N Union Avenue, a 33-story residential tower in Fulton River District. The 410-foot-tall tower recently claimed dominance as one of the tallest structures in Fulton Market vicinity, surpassing neighboring K2 Apartments’ 366-foot pinnacle earlier this spring.
Metal paneling, glass, and painted concrete are all now visible for The Reed at Southbank, a 41-story residential building rising at 234 W Polk Street in South Loop. Developed by Lendlease, Southbank itself refers to a larger four-building masterplan that split off from CMK‘s planned Riverline development just to the south. This Southbank masterplan also comes with an extended stretch of Riverwalk and a small urban park located in its center.
Now open to residents is the 47-story condominium skyscraper known as Cirrus, situated just west of the lakefront in Chicago’s Lakeshore East. This 562-foot-tall tower at 211 N Harbor Drive was developed by Lendlease and Magellan Development Group, offering 350 condominiums connected to 50,000 square feet of amenity space. Alongside its 37-story apartment buildings sibling dubbed Cascade and a 0.8-acre-Cascade Park. The two towers and the park occupy the parcels J, K, and L of the larger Lakeshore East masterplan.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a new residential development at 438 W Saint James Place in Lincoln Park. Located just west of the intersection with N Lakeview Avenue near Lincoln Park and the lake, the new project will replace an existing stone-clad two-flat and hug the adjacent 13-story mid-rise. The unique proposal come to us from developer St. James Interest, LLC and is one of the two developments presented for Lincoln Park this month, bringing more density to the neighborhood which has seen plenty of population growth without much housing built.
Foundation work is progressing for Park Boulevard’s Phase 3B, comprised of two five-story residential buildings at 41 W 36th Street in Bronzeville. Replacing the former Chicago Housing Authority Stateway Gardens housing projects, this larger masterplan developed by Stateway Associates LLC will ultimately yield 1,316 residential units across both townhomes and apartments. This phase in particular will yield 80 total units, divided evenly into 40 per building.