The 512-foot-tall Cirrus and its neighboring 396-foot-tall Cascade are approaching the halfway mark of their vertical climb in Downtown’s Lakeshore East neighborhood. Together with the nearby Vista Tower, officially 93 stories but marketed as 101 stories, the Lendlease and Magellan-backed towers form the latest chapter of the neighborhood’s 80-year transformation from a rail yard to a 21st-century residential nucleus.
Permits were approved last month for a four-story residential building at 3728 Lake Shore Drive in Lake View East, Chicago. Located between W Grace Street and W Waveland Avenue, the interior lot is a 15-minute walk to the Addison CTA L station, serviced by the Red Line. 3726 N Lake Shore Drive LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications, reporting $8 million as the cost for the overall development.
Permits were filed recently for the Alcove Wicker Park phase of Vermillion Development’s 55-unit residential project at 1650 W Division Street, consisting of 12 townhouses. In total, the project is expected to cost $15 million to build. Vermillion Wicker Park Development, LLC is listed as the owner, while Howard Hirsch of Hirsch MPG is listed as the architect of record.
Imprint Apartments has fully topped out and is nearing completion at 717 S Clark Street in Printer’s Row, a small, yet vibrant neighborhood just south of the core Loop district. Rising 315 feet tall with 31 stories, it is the neighborhood’s tallest building, just surpassing the neighboring Burnham Pointe apartment building that opened in 2008.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 2738 N Wayne Avenue in Wrightwood Neighbors, Chicago. Located between W Shubert Avenue and W Diversey Parkway, the interior lot is a ten-minute walk east to the Diversey station, serviced by the Brown and Purple Lines. Roscore Builders-Wayne LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications, reporting $750,000 as the cost for the development.