Reinforced concrete has reached the fourth floor for a new 18-story residential tower situated at at 1044 W Van Buren Street along the southern edge of West Loop. Replacing a formerly vacant lot, this new structure developed by Tandem will house a total 196 rental apartment units.
Superstructure work has now surpassed the top of the podium for 1000M, a 73-story residential apartment tower rising at 1000 S Michigan Avenue in South Loop. The 788-foot tower is currently the city’s second tallest active construction project, surpassed only by the 850-foot Salesforce Tower in River North. Developed in partnership between JK Equities, Time Equities, and Oak Capitals, plans have pivoted from 506 condominiums to 738 rentals after an initial construction hiatus. In late 2021 following this two-year pause, the developers received a $304.5 million loan from Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank for work to resume. The design by the late Helmut Jahn has shifted only slightly with a small height reduction.
City Council has approved a zoning change to make way for “CA-X”, an 11-story condominium building that was recently proposed for 1032 W Jackson Boulevard in West Loop. Belgravia Group is behind the plans, having…
In an ever-growing forest of West Loop cranes, the 15-story condominium development known as Embry has now installed its own tower crane at 21 N May Street. Sulo Development is behind the project, with plans for 58 total residences, scaling from two- to four-bedroom floor plans and ranging in size between 1,828 and 5,187 square feet.
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.