The CTA has revealed that they are seeking to partner with artists on the CTA’s Red-Purple Modernization Project. Officials state they are looking for help designing a total of six pieces which will later be installed throughout the Red Line stations in both Uptown and Edgewater. The Red Line stations at Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr have all been undergoing construction, with temporary stations at Argyle and Bryn Mawr. These stations are being refreshed as part of a $2 billion overhaul on the Far North Side.
A nine-story mixed-use development, known as Platform 4611, can be seen approaching full height at 4611 N Broadway in Uptown. Co-developed by John Buck Company and Free Market Ventures, this 103-foot project stands at the intersection of Broadway & Wilson. Planned programming includes 12,000 square feet of first-floor retail, split into units between 1,628 and 2,178 square feet. Atop this mercantile component will be 200 for-rent apartment dwellings, ranging from single-bedroom up to three-bedroom residences.
Construction is drawing to a close for a four-story residential building at 4937 N Winthrop Avenue in Uptown. Variable Properties LLC is the project developer, whose plans consist of seven total condominium units. Prior to this development, the parcel was occupied by a three-story masonry residence.
Structural work has reached the second level for Cedar St. Companies’ 1135 W Winona Street in Uptown. The building is part of a two-building masterplan, each of which will rise five stories and offer a mix of ground-level retail and a total of 180 apartment dwellings.
Demolition can be seen at the site of 4501 N Sheridan Road in Uptown. Formerly a single-story masonry commercial building, the clearing of this structure will give rise to a new five-story mixed-use replacement. This new building will be addressed as 948 W Sunnyside Avenue, and has been planned by Mavrek Development. Programming will comprise of 59 residential units atop a ground-level lobby and retail space.