Directly across from the rapidly developing UI Health Outpatient Center, the new UI Health Welcome Atrium at 1740 W Taylor Street can also be seen making extensive progress in the Illinois Medical District. This new two-story glass-clad lobby attaches directly to the hospital’s main building, and has been designed with several purposes in mind. According to an overview on UI Health’s website, the new addition will “improve access, circulation, and wayfinding for patients, visitors, and staff,” while also strengthening brand and image for the hospital and creating a sense of comfort and security for visitors.
A permit was approved on Friday for a new three-story residential building at 4157 South Prairie Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. The owner is listed as James Nahon and plans indicate this project will yield three dwelling units and a detached three-car garage. The development will replace a vacant lot.
The Chicago Department of Planning and Development has recently approved the site plan for a new residential development at 1323 S Wood Street in the Illinois Medical District. Located on the northeast corner with W Hastings Street, the project replaces a vacant lot at the southern edge of the larger district. Although no developer was listed, the building’s design comes from local firm Pappageorge Haymes and its site plan approval indicates it will not have to seek a Plan Commission approval.
Structural work has surpassed the fourth floor mark for a five-story residential building located at 5440 N Sheridan Road in Edgewater. Developer Cedar St. Companies has planned for a total of 78 rental units, distributed across 72 standard apartment layouts and six townhome-style layouts. The townhomes will be accessible from the street, and will each come with three bedrooms. The traditional-styled residences will consist of studios up through two-bedroom units.
A permit was issued on Wednesday for a new four-story residential building, located at 3928 North Ashland Avenue in Lake View. The owner is listed as 3928 Ashland LLC. The new construction will be replacing a masonry structure that was approved for demolition back in August 2021.