Further Details Revealed For Hospital Expansion At 900 W Nelson Street In Lake View East

Further details have been revealed for a hospital addition at 900 W Nelson Street in Lake View East. The expansion will be for the Illinois Masonic Hospital which has been slowly re-designing and expanding its existing campus as demand rises and technology changes. The multi-phase plan is being developed by the hospital with SmithGroup working on the building’s design, which was recently submitted for approval from the Illinois Health Facilities and Services review board.

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New Permits Issued for 5689 N Lincoln Avenue in West Ridge

A permit was approved on Friday for a new four-story residential building to be located at 5689 N Lincoln Avenue in the West Ridge neighborhood. The permit indicates that this will be owner-occupied with owners listed as Lekhayim Venture LLC. Plans indicate that the project will yield six total units and include two three-car masonry garages as well as trash enclosures. The development will replace a paved lot.

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State Signs Sale Of Thompson Center In The Loop

The State of Illinois has officially signed a contract selling the Thompson Center at 100 W Randolph Street in The Loop. The controversial but architecturally significant building located on the corner with N Clark Street will now receive a multi-million dollar renovation that will forever change its appearance and use. The winning bid for the center came from the Prime Group headed by Michael Reschke with JAHN Architects, the firm of the center’s original architect Helmut Jahn, leading the design efforts for the renovation.

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New Permits Issued for 4922 South Forrestville Avenue in Grand Boulevard

A permit was approved earlier this week for a new two-story residential building at 4922 South Forrestville Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. Red Van Construction is listed as the owner and plans indicate this project will yield two total units, each with rear wooden decks. The development will be accompanied by a two-vehicle private masonry garage. The development will replace a vacant lot.

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