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.
North Wells Capital’s 16-story mixed-use tower at 311 W Huron Street in River North is quickly rising and now clearly visible from a range of new vantage points. The tower will stand 226 feet tall and offer a blend of retail and office space. North Wells Capital secured Spins as the anchor tenant with an $88 million lease, allowing the building to commence construction. Spins will occupy the top four floors of the tower.
With its loft-window-style curtain wall continuing to take shape, construction has now passed the 20th floor for 741 N Wells Street, a 21-story mixed-use development in River North. The 201,000-square-foot Vista Property project will be composed of 168 residential units above several retail stores; all while integrating with the two-story masonry building to its north.
Initial plans have been revealed for the residential conversion of the existing commercial building at 153 W Ohio Street in River North. Located just west of the intersection with N LaSalle Street and across the street from the famed Ohio House Hotel, the project comes at a time where residential conversions are ramping up in the city including just down LaSalle Street. Local developer Senco Properties is leading the way with Chicago-based FitzGerald Associates working on the design.
Dark glass can now be seen along the rising 741 N Wells Street, a 21-story mixed-use development in River North. Vista Property’s 201,000-square-foot project will house 168 apartments above ground-level retail establishments, all while respecting the historical two-story masonry building situated north of it.