Construction is nearing completion for the UI Health Welcome Atrium at 1740 W Taylor Street in the Illinois Medical District. Located directly across from UI Health’s new outpatient center, the two-story enclosure will attach to the main hospital building, providing a new lobby and wayfinding point for patients, visitors, and staff.
A permit was issued for the new construction of a two-story residential building at 57 N Menard Avenue in the Austin neighborhood. The owner is listed as A-Z Builders Inc, and the current plans show this project will have three units. The developer is erecting a sister build of similar scope on the neighboring lot. The facade will feature a front metal staircase and the rear of the building will be outfitted with metal porches. The site will include three parking stalls. The property is currently vacant.
A full construction permit was issued this week for a new five-story medical building at 516 S Loomis Street in Little Italy. Named the Rush Specialty Hospital, the facility will further augment the Rush University Medical Campus, and will be located on the same block as the nearly completed Joan and Paul Rubschlager building. Between these two locations, there is a third site that will be able to support a future development with up to 855,000 square feet, nearly twice as much as the Roan and Paul Rubschlager building.
A new permit has been issued for a three-story residential building located at 3655 S Indiana Avenue in the Douglas neighborhood near Bronzeville. The permit’s owners have been listed as K Future Builders Inc. Per plans, the construction will be comprised of three total dwelling units. Plans also indicate the presence of a three-vehicle garage. The property lot is currently vacant.
Permits were issued last week for the construction of a new three-story residential building located at 841 W Lill Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. The owner is listed as 841 W Lill LLC, and the current plans indicate this project will yield a total of two units. The building will have a basement and a roof deck, and the first floor will feature a private deck at the rear. There will also be a detached two-vehicle garage with pergolas. The development will replace an existing structure.