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.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved plans for the new Belmont Cragin Elementary School at 6100 W Fullerton Avenue in Belmont Central. Located in the southeastern corner of Riis Park, the site is located at the intersection of W Fullerton Avenue and N Meade Avenue. Public Building Commission of Chicago is the developer for the project, representing Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Park District.
Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building, located at 4138 S Michigan Avenue in Bronzeville. The owner Janusz Kaczor has planned three total units, as well as a three-story rear open wood porch and a two-stall open concrete parking pad. The new development is set to replace a currently vacant lot.