Initial details have been revealed for a residential development at 1649 N Halsted Street in Old Town. Located just north of the intersection with W North Avenue and across the street from the recently expanded Steppenwolf Theater, the project would replace the multi-building complex of the Royal George Theater and its adjoining parking garage. Developer Draper & Kramer recently updated their website to show the first rendering of the new structure which also includes the 2020 proposal by JDL at 1623 N Halsted Street.
Draper & Kramer has announced plans for a new nine-story residential building to be located at 330 W Chestnut Street, just north of the Chicago Avenue corridor in Near North Side. These plans include 129 total units, comprised of convertibles up through two-bedrooms. Out of the 129 on-site residences, 26 will be designated as affordable under ARO guidelines. There will also be a ground-level retail space, and various amenity spaces such as a ground-level area and a top-floor deck.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a new residential development at 5356 N Sheridan Road in Edgewater. Located on the southwest corner with W Balmoral Avenue, the new project will replace an existing two-story house most recently holding the Wing Hoe Restaurant and its surrounding parking lot. Arkansas-based developer Tempus Group Holding, LLC is working with 2R/Z Architecture on the design for the lakefront-adjacent lot that recently changed hands from its original developer, MCZ, who proposed a similarly dense building back in 2018.
The 43-story apartment tower at 900 W Randolph Street in Fulton Market is now one-third of its final height. Developer Related Midwest has planned for a total of 300 apartment units atop ground-floor retail.
The Chicago City Council has approved a new mixed-use development at 1912 W Division Street in Wicker Park. Located just west of the intersection with N Wolcott Avenue, the proposal will replace a surface parking lot currently used predominantly by the Red Square Baths next door. Developer 1912 Division LLC, a part of Elk Enterprises, is working with local architecture firm FitzGerald Associates on the modern design that will be joining other infill structures on the popular commercial strip.