Initial foundation work is visible at the triangular parcel along the southeast corner of Wrigley Field, which will give way to a three-story DraftKings sportsbook and various dining options. Co-developed by the Chicago Cubs and Marquee Development, this 22,350-square-foot addition at 1012 W Addison Street will replace the former Captain Morgan Club, which later became the Fantasy DraftKings Sports Zone.
Initial details have been revealed for an upcoming mixed-use development at 353-363 E 51st Street in Washington Park. Located just west of the intersection with S Martin Luther King Drive on the northwest corner of the aforementioned park, the new project will redevelop a pair of existing structures varying in heights that have sat vacant for nearly 10 years now. Led by a joint venture made up of locals and co-developers Corey Gilkey and James Daughrity called Policy Kings, the duo is working with a local design firm on the new concept that will revitalize the corner.
A permit was approved on Thursday for a two-story, three-unit residential building at 6312 S Rhodes Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood. The owner is listed as Greenline Development LLC and plans indicate this project will feature a basement level and a detached three-car garage. The future property site is currently undeveloped.
Chicago YIMBY wants to highlight some of the preservation wins seen across the city in the last few years, with updates as of late having demonstrated the importance of preserving the city’s architectural legacy. Recent examples include the Washington Park National Bank redevelopment in Woodlawn where the redesign now incorporates the existing facade after locals demanded it be saved, and Epworth Church in Edgewater where buyers pulled their demolition application this week. Varying in sizes, restoration projects keep the city’s history alive in a tangible way for many.
Construction is now at the third level for a five-story residential building at 913 W School Street in Lake View. Developer Hageman Group plans for a total of 22 apartments, comprised of four studios, eight one-bedrooms, eight two-bedrooms, and two three-bedrooms. Four of the units will have balconies, and another six with terraces.