Construction is nearly complete for 160 N Morgan Street, a 30-story mixed-use tower located in Fulton Market District. Developed by Sterling Bay and Ascentris, the tower boasts a height of 350 feet and will provide 282 for-rent apartments atop two levels of retail. The development is set to offer a mix of residences, ranging from studios to two-bedroom floor plans. Furthermore, 28 of the on-site units will be designated as affordable housing.
New funding has been announced for a major renovation of Terminal 3 at O’Hare International Airport. The work will help upgrade one of the busiest terminals at the airport with much needed improvements as the whole airfield moves towards the upcoming Terminal 2 expansion, and as Terminal 5 concludes its own multi-million dollar extension. The airport itself and its governing body, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), are behind the work with an undisclosed architecture firm coordinating the design.
Construction permits were recently issued for a three-story residential development at 2908 W Lyndale Street in Logan Square. Filed under the name 2906 West Lyndale LLC, the project will offer of a rooftop deck, a rear porch, a basement, and a three-car detached garage topped with a rooftop deck. Prior to development, the site was occupied by a one-story frame residential building.
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.