Permits have been issued for a two-story addition to an existing two-story commercial building located at 44 E Walton Street in Near North Side. Owned by Rush Walton LLC, the L-shaped building currently houses a variety of retail storefronts and will continue to be retail-oriented once the new portion is complete. The filing description seems to indicate that the addition will be a separate mercantile space from the existing stores, with frontage located at 937 N Rush Street that lies caddy-corner to Walton Street.
Exterior work is wrapping up for 800 W Fulton Market, an 18-story office building located at the northeastern corner of West Loop‘s Fulton Market. Thor Equities has developed the 300-foot-tall edifice, helping to extend Downtown’s density westward into the former meatpacking district.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the updates to the Fulton Market Innovation District (FMID) plan. Implemented to guide the future growth of the neighborhood, the plan will govern the area bounded by W Hubbard Street to the north, W Randolph Street to the south, N Halsted Street to the east, and N Ogden Avenue to the west. This newly approved plan will supersede the original plan adopted in 2014.
Renovation permits have been issued for an existing four-story masonry building located at 23 W Hubbard Street in River North. Filed under the owner 9-25 W. Hubbard LLC, the top three office floors will be converted to six residential units, while the existing ground-level retail and basement will be retained.
Structural work has reached the 14th floor for Fulton Labs at 400 N Aberdeen Street, a specialized 16-story mixed-use office building tailored to bioscience and biotechnology. The project is developed by Trammell Crow Company in collaboration with Zoë Life Sciences, and is set to be the second installation of a 725,000-square-foot campus located in West Loop‘s Fulton Market District.