Permits have now been issued for a new residential development at 4543 S Ellis Avenue in North Kenwood. Located on an unusually wide Chicago lot within a row of historical stone homes north of E 46th Street, the small project is being developed by Exbud LLC. Due to being within the North Kenwood Historic District, the project needed to take into consideration its surroundings and fit in within the site context.
A groundbreaking has been held for the upcoming movie studio at 7700 S Stony Island Avenue in South Shore. Located on a triangular site on the intersection with E 77th Street, the new facilities dubbed the ‘Regal Mile Studios’ will replace predominantly vacant lots along with two small commercial buildings. Developer ID8 Ventures is made up of various key players including Derek Dudley who produces ‘The Chi’ along with Loop Capital, the team has been working with local architecture firm Bauer Latoza Studio on its design.
Construction has recently been completed on a new boutique residential building located at 2423 S State Street in Near South Side. The rental development is the result of the efforts by City Pads and is part of a two-phase plan known as “Common McCormick”.
New construction permits have been issued for a four-story, multi-unit residential building located at 1533 W Fry Street in West Town. RED Architects is behind the design, while K2 Studio is the architect of record. Plans indicate six units with front- and rear-covered open decks on the first floor, covered open front decks on the third floor, an open rear rooftop deck, and a four-story open egress stairwell. Plans also include a detached six-vehicle garage and two off-street parking spaces with electric charging stations.
North Wells Capital’s 16-story mixed-use tower at 311 W Huron Street in River North is quickly rising and now clearly visible from a range of new vantage points. The tower will stand 226 feet tall and offer a blend of retail and office space. North Wells Capital secured Spins as the anchor tenant with an $88 million lease, allowing the building to commence construction. Spins will occupy the top four floors of the tower.