Jumping straight from the 500-foot-tall range and into the 700-foot-tall range is our construction countdown’s fifth-tallest entry, the 50-story 320 S Canal Street (BMO Tower) in West Loop Gate. Having topped out this past spring, this glass colossus has been co-developed by Riverside Investment & Development and Convexity Properties, rising 727 feet to its highest architectural point.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the renovation and expansion of an office building at 1690 N Elston Avenue in West Town. Located on the corner with W Wabansia Avenue, developer Litton Adventures LLC is hoping to bank on the success of nearby Lincoln Yards as the once industrial area continues to grow. The two-phased expansion is designed by Filoramo Talsma Architecture who also worked on the nearby 1525 N Elston Offices and replaces a vacant lot that once held a one story annex to the existing structure.
A permit was issued this week for a two-story residential building with a frame slab at 5355 S Lockwood Avenue in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood. The proposed project’s owner is listed as Chi Partners LLC Lockwood Laramie Series. The scope of the project details 16 total dwelling units. Plans indicate the presence of five-foot-tall wooden fence, a trash enclosure, and a 24-vehicle parking pad at the rear of the building site. The lot is currently vacant.
The 49-story west tower at JDL’s colossal One Chicago development has earned the sixth spot in our year-end tower of tallest under-construction buildings in the city. As part of the developer’s mixed-use two-tower scheme, this…
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a residential development at 9633 S Cottage Grove Avenue in Pullman. The project dubbed ‘Imani Senior Village’ is one of the recipients of the recent historic $1 billion funding of affordable housing, developers Trinity United Church of Christ selected Johnson and Lee Architects as the designer for the senior-focused, multi-phase development that will replace a one-story industrial building.