Fulton Market’s urban landscape continues to evolve as construction progresses at 1114 W Carroll Avenue, the site of a future mixed-use high-rise developed by Trammell Crow Company. Alongside other recent projects like 225 N Elizabeth Street, Fulbrix, and 1400 W Randolph Street, the planned 34-story tower continues to push the boundaries of the skyline further west.
A groundbreaking for the Emmett Till House Museum was held this week along with the establishment of a national monument in his honor across the South Side. The museum will be located at 6247 S St. Lawrence Avenue in West Woodlawn, while the multi-state monument will include the Roberts Temple Church Of God in Christ at 4021 S State Street in Bronzeville. Both projects are expected to educate a wider audience of Till’s story and promote development of the surrounding areas.
A permit has been issued to property owner Dajuan Robinson for the development of a residential three-flat at 6442 S Evans Avenue in West Woodlawn. The permit, issued on July 24th, details a three-story frame building with no basement, set to replace an empty lot.
An initial public hearing was held for the potential financing of the first phase of the residential development at 400 N Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville. Held by the Illinois Housing Development Authority for the project under its formal address of 462 E North Water Street, the proposal looks to redevelop the long vacant site originally meant for the canceled Chicago Spire. Now developer Related Midwest appears to be resuming its work for their multi-phase plan designed by SOM.
Cladding and glass installation can be seen along the street-facing exterior of Stephens Commons, a new senior living development at 833 W Wilson Avenue in Uptown. Set to provide 73 affordable units, the six-story residential building has been spearheaded by Brinshore Development LLC, replacing what was previously a vacant grass lot.