The Chicago Community Development Commission has approved the funding for an extensive renovation of the Barbara Jean Wright Apartments located at 1354 S Morgan Street in the Near West Side. The existing development is bound by W Maxwell Street to the north, S Morgan Street to the east, and W 14th Place to the south, along with two other housing projects to the west. Developer Jonathan Rose Companies is heading the effort who has managed over $1.8 billion in properties and recently broke into the Chicago market.
Plans have been revealed for a residential development at 3431 N Ashland Avenue in Lake View. Located on part of a long parcel bound by W Cornelia Avenue to the north and the CTA Brown Line tracks to the south, the new structure will replace part of the old Loyola Press building which will be fully demolished after housing the company for 97 years. Developer 3443 N Ashland LLC is working with Studio Dwell Architects on the design of the multi-part project.
The Chicago City Council has approved an affordable mixed-use development at 3401 W Ogden Avenue in North Lawndale. Located on the southwest corner with S Homan Avenue, the new building replaces an existing flat parking lot used by the nearby police station. Dubbed ‘Grace Manor’ the project is the product of a developer venture between East Lake Management and Jerusalem CDC with local architecture firm JGMA as the designer.
The Chicago City Council has approved a new mixed-use development at 1245 W Fulton Market Street in the West Loop. Located near the intersection with N Elizabeth Street, the project comes to us from developer Sterling Bay with the design being led by West Loop local firm Harthshorne Plunkard Architecture. The approval green-lights the building to rise in the fast-growing neighborhood where some have called for a slowdown on new developments.
Updated renderings have been revealed for a mixed-use development at 630 S Wabash Avenue in the South Loop. The project which was revealed late 2021 is located just south of the intersection with E Harrison Street replacing a vacant lot with a new high-rise. Leading the concept are developing partners Melrose Ascension Capital and DAC Developments who are working with local architecture firm Antunovich Associates on the tower’s design.