The Chicago City Council has approved the residential development at 453-455 W Briar Place in Lake View East. Located on a quiet one-way street near the intersection with N Broadway, the building will replace a pair of single-family homes built in the early 1900s. News on the project broke back in December as it brought in a unique design language not often seen in newer developments, this was led by SGW Architecture who is contracted by the site’s developer GVP Development.
The new illuminated signage can be seen atop Chicago’s Salesforce Tower, a 60-story mixed-use skyscraper located at 333 W Wolf Point Plaza in River North. Developed by Hines in partnership with the Joseph P. Kennedy Family, the tower serves as the third and final phase of the Wolf Point masterplan. Standing at a height of 850 feet, the tower makes a substantial appearance on the northwest corner of the skyline, particularly when viewed from the southeast along the Kennedy Expressway.
The Chicago City Council has approved the residential conversion of the industrial building at 1600 S Laflin Street in Pilsen. Located on the southwest corner with W 16th Street next to rail lines famous for the street art along their base, the project will revitalize the vacant foundry structure that stretches almost the full length of the block. Chicago-based developer RP Fox and Associates is leading the proposal along with Mayer Jeffers Gillespie Architects working on its design.
Updated plans have been revealed for the residential development at 4555 N Dover Street in Uptown. Located on the southeastern corner of the intersection with W Wilson Avenue, the project will replace a single-story non-historical commercial building and has seen a revision to its design since we first covered it in October 2021. Developers Ayman Khalil and Kareem Musawwir are working with Axios Architects on the multi-structure proposal.
The 28-story mixed-use development at 225 N Elizabeth Street in the Fulton Market District has started its construction phase with foundation work underway. The project has taken the 11th place in the 2022 year-end countdown and is located at the corner of W Fulton Street. The construction has now been cleared to rise over its low-height industrial neighbors.