Glass installation is nearing completion for the topped-out, 21-story mixed-use development located at 741 N Wells Street in River North. This 201,000-square-foot project developed by Vista Property will comprise of 168 residential units atop multiple retail stores on the ground floor. This commercial component will integrate with an existing two-story masonry building to the north.
In the third installment of our “Lost Legends” series, we turn our attention to a pair of antennas atop that were once perched at Marina City complex’s West Tower, earning the building the title of tallest structure in the city from 1964 to 1969 before the John Hancock Center was completed.
A new zoning application has been submitted for the mixed-use development at 330 N Clark Street in River North. Located almost on Chicago river, the new building would rise in the small parking lot at the northeast corner of the existing Reid Murdoch Center. Although it was originally proposed in 2016, the project has received a handful of changes over the years as it has worked towards getting off of the ground. Now developer Friedman Properties is proposing another change to the HKS Architects-designed structure.
The new illuminated signage can be seen atop Chicago’s Salesforce Tower, a 60-story mixed-use skyscraper located at 333 W Wolf Point Plaza in River North. Developed by Hines in partnership with the Joseph P. Kennedy Family, the tower serves as the third and final phase of the Wolf Point masterplan. Standing at a height of 850 feet, the tower makes a substantial appearance on the northwest corner of the skyline, particularly when viewed from the southeast along the Kennedy Expressway.
Initial approvals were granted by the Illinois Gaming Board for the temporary casino at 600 N Wabash Avenue in River North. Located within the Medinah Temple building across the street from the first UNO Pizzeria location, the temporary facility will operate for the next few years while a permanent home is built nearby. Led by Bally’s, who was the city’s winning casino bid last year, the structure will be renovated from a former furniture store into a state of the art gambling center designed by STL Architects and SOSH Architects.