Glass has reached the pinnacle of 320 S Canal Street, aka BMO Tower, a 50-story topped-out office tower situated near the southern end of West Loop Gate. At 727 feet, the skyscraper is one of Chicago’s tallest new office buildings, spanning a total of 1.5 million square feet. Amongst this programming will be offices, a fitness center, a conference center, and restaurant venues. The development has been planned by Riverside Investment & Development alongside Convexity Properties.
Renderings have been revealed for a revised residential development at 5354 N Sheridan Road in Edgewater. Located at the intersection of N Sheridan Road and W Balmoral Avenue, the corner lot is currently home to the Wing Hoe Restaurant. Tempus Properties is the developer behind the proposal.
Construction permits have been filed for a new residential building situated at 2821 W Lyndale Street in Logan Square. Developed by Urban Edge Group LLC, the three-story development will house two total units, and will be topped by a rooftop deck and stair enclosure. There will also be rear decks along the first and second floors, as well as rear stairs from the first to third floors. As for parking, there will be a detached two-car garage with its own rooftop deck. The construction is set to replace a two-story frame residence.
The newly-launched Committee on Design has reviewed a proposed mixed-use development at 5200 W Chicago Avenue in Austin. The property is a rectangular site fronting W Chicago Avenue. The parcel is bound by N Laramie Avenue to the east and N Latrobe Avenue to the west, with a public alley at its northern boundary. The site is currently home to the abandoned Laramie State Bank Building in addition to a series of vacant lots. Led by Heartland Housing Alliance and Oak Park Regional Housing Center, the proposal is the winning bid from the city’s Invest South/West Austin RFP.
Structural work has passed the eighth floor for The Gateway Apartments, an 11-story residential building rising at 2050 W Ogden Avenue in the Illinois Medical District. With 161 total units, the planned rental units range in size from studios up through two-bedrooms. Resident amenities comprise of a rooftop pool and lounge, indoor lounge areas, a fitness room, a game area, a business center, and bike storage.