The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning for a mixed-use development at 747 W 79th Street in Auburn Gresham. Located on the southeast corner with S Halsted Street, the new project replaces a vacant lot in an active retail corridor surrounded by various food shops and local businesses. As a part of the city’s popular Invest South/West initiative, developer Evergreen Imagine LLC is working with Ross Barney and Nia Architects on the design.
The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning for a residential development at 526-530 W 41st Street in Canaryville. Located just east of the intersection with S Wallace Street, the three homes will replace a vacant lot, a one-story non-historical home and its adjacent garage. Developer Thomas M Doyle Builders LLC is working with local designer Stern Group Architects on the low-cost builds.
Structural work has topped out for a six-story addition to the Edith Spurlock Apartments complex in Lincoln Park. The new building at 2700 N Sheffield Avenue will sit between the two existing apartment buildings, which are also undergoing their own renovations as part of the project scope. The addition is been co-developed by the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and Pirhl.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved plans for the mixed-use development at 1353 W Fulton Street in Fulton Market. Located on the corner with N Ada Street, the new high rise replaces an existing industrial building on the quickly-growing corridor that has seen numerous high-profile proposals including a 600-foot-tall tower in the last few months. Developer Shapack Partners has been working with SOM on the design of the structure, which has undergone a handful of updates since we originally covered its announcement late last year.
Demolition work has now begun for the five-story Cassidy Tires building, located at 344 N Canal Street in Fulton River District. The masonry edifice will be replaced by a 33-story mixed-use tower, under development by The Habitat Company and Diversified Real Estate Capital LLC. Just north of the Metra tracks, the project will yield a total of 343 for-rent units atop ground-level retail.