Initial construction permits have been approved for the first phase of the mixed-use Thrive Englewood development at 914 W 63rd Street in Englewood. Located on the corner with S Halsted Parkway near Kennedy-King College, the multi-phase project received City Council approval late last year and is now one step closer to breaking ground. Developer DL3 Realty has worked on similar projects nearby including the recently announced Washington Park National Bank building, and is working with Perkins + Will on Thrive’s design.
The University of Illinois Chicago’s new Computer Design Research and Learning Center continues to make significant progress, with its steel frame now at full height. Located at 900 W Taylor Street at the southern end of the main campus in Little Italy, the five-story addition will be adjacent to the existing Science and Engineering Labs building.
Renovation permits have been issued for the addition of a new floor to an existing greenhouse and support building at 10636 S Woodlawn Avenue in Pullman. The 48,600-square-foot one-story addition will be constructed alongside the existing 100,000-square-foot structure, creating even further capacity for their leafy green production.
The first demolition permit has now been issued for a major new mixed-use development at 1200 W Fulton Street in Fulton Market. The development will replace a parking lot and three existing one-story industrial buildings with three structures, delivering 1.5 million square feet of space designed by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture. The developer, Fulton Street Companies, is partnering with Waterton, a local landlord company, and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital.
Initial permits have been issued for the mixed-use development at 4601 S Ellis Avenue in Kenwood. Located on the southeast corner of the intersection with E 46th Street near Gwendolyn Brooks Park, the project will restore and renovate the existing St. James United Methodist Church complex and bring it back to life after being abandoned for some time now. Since we first covered the proposal in 2020, the team has remained the same with developer Creative Design Builders leading the charge along with ZED Architects the design.