Updated details have been revealed for the mixed-use development at 1300 W Lake Street in the West Loop. Located on the northwest corner with W Lake Street and replacing an existing two-story commercial building, plans for the nearly block-long structure were revealed in March with the Committee on Design reviewing its plans soon thereafter. Now developer Loukas Development has applied for rezoning for the upcoming bKL Architecture-designed project.
Final exterior construction can be seen at the site of the mixed-use 1606 S Ashland Avenue in Pilsen, where the developer 1600 Pilsen LLC has built 24 new rental units and 4,675 square feet of retail. The four-story, roughly 50,000-square-foot structure will replace a former masonry low-rise building, and is located across the street from the high-profile residential conversion of 1600 S Laflin Street, which was recently approved by city council.
A permit has been issued for a new three and a half-story residential building at 4640 N Magnolia Avenue in Sheridan Park. The owner, Lakeview Property Rentals LLC, plans for six units and six parking stalls, as well as accessory features such as a wooden fence and a trash enclosure. The new construction will be replacing a former vacant grass lot.
Chicago once had its own Grand Central Station, a proud and bustling hub of railway activity, now existing only in the annals of history. The magnificent South Loop structure, designed by a renowned architect and boasting a rich past, was eventually overshadowed by its more famous counterparts. This latest installment in our series delves into the story of this lost legend, exploring its history, the vision of its architect, its demolition, and its present day incarnation.
Details have been revealed for a new mixed-use development at 535 E 47th Street in Bronzeville. Located on the southwest corner with S St Lawrence Avenue just east of the CTA Green Line at 47th station, the proposal will replace an empty lot down the street from the upcoming five-story project from Two Fish Crab Shack at 641 E 47th Street. Developer Bronzeville Corridor LLC is working with local firm SGW Architecture & Design.