Parq Fulton

West Loop’s Parq Fulton Takes 15th Place in Year-End Countdown

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.

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Plan Commission Approves Mixed-Use Development At 1245 W Fulton Market Street In West Loop

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.

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Victor F. Lawson House in August 2021

Lawson House Renovation Secures 16th Place in Tallest Construction Countdown

Number 16 in Chicago YIMBY’s year-end countdown of tallest construction projects is the renovation of the 90-year-old Lawson House, located at 30 W Chicago Avenue. Situated in Near North Side directly across from JDL’s One Chicago megadevelopment, this 24-story edifice was originally designed by Perkins, Chatten & Hammond, and completed in 1931. Today, the Art Deco building holds a spot on the National Register of Historic Places, having until recently housed a YMCA.

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State Announces Plans For The Thompson Center In The Loop

The State of Illinois has selected a buyer for the controversial Thompson Center located at 100 W Randolph Street in The Loop. The building, which opened in 1985, was designed by famed architect Helmut Jahn who designed other influential Chicago structures like Terminal 1 at O’Hare International Airport. The sale represents the end of a multi-year process which began in 2018 under the previous governor.

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