At number 15 in the year-end countdown of tallest construction projects is 1400 W Randolph Street, aka Parq Fulton, a 26-story mixed-use tower nearing completion at the western end of Fulton Market in West Loop. Marquette Companies‘ plans for the 282-foot project involve 10,000 square feet of mercantile space and 278 rental apartment units. The ground-floor retail will be occupied by one retail space and a new restaurant, which received an interior buildout permit this past October. The apartments, meanwhile, will range from studios through three-bedrooms. Pricewise, studio begin at $2,075, one-bedrooms at $2,549, two-bedrooms at $3,945, and three-bedrooms at $5,685.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a new mixed-use development at 1245 W Fulton Market Street in the West Loop. Located on the southeast corner with N Elizabeth Street, the industrial-inspired high-rise comes to us from developer Sterling Bay and is designed by local firm Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture with a gridded steel facade taking cues from the meat-packing past of the district like many other surrounding buildings.
The charcoal metal exterior is coming to fruition for a new five-story condominium building located at 15 N Elizabeth Street in West Loop. The project has been planned by a three-party coalition of developers, consisting of Ranquist Development Group, Jodi Development, and Campbell Coyle. Collectively, this partnership has been listed as 15 N Elizabeth LLC in planning documents and permits. Prior to construction, the site was occupied by two adjacent brownstones.
Coming in at spot number 20 in our year-end countdown of tallest construction projects is 166 N Aberdeen Street, a new mixed-use high rise near the western end of the Fulton Market District. Rising 241 feet to the top of its elevator overrun, the 21-story building has been planned by MCZ Development, and will provide ground-level retail and 224 total apartments. Replacing the now-demolished Fabbri Sausage Factory, the project recently broke ground and erected its tower crane.
Claiming the 25th spot in the 2021 Chicago YIMBY year-end countdown is 345 N Morgan Street in the West Loop with a final height of 178 feet upon completion. Located across the street from the Google midwest headquarters and south of the Metra tracks, the 11-story building will deliver 230,000 square feet of space of which 200,000 will be allocated for office space.