Glass installation is nearing completion for the topped-out, 21-story mixed-use development located at 741 N Wells Street in River North. This 201,000-square-foot project developed by Vista Property will comprise of 168 residential units atop multiple retail stores on the ground floor. This commercial component will integrate with an existing two-story masonry building to the north.
Initial details have been revealed for the mixed-use development at 4735 N Western Avenue in Lincoln Square. Located just south of the intersection with W Lawrence Avenue and a few steps north of the CTA Brown Line Western station, the new proposal will redevelop the existing two-story structure that caught fire a few years ago. Now developer Rany Management is working with local firm Kennedy Mann Architects on the new concept.
A new one-story retail building is now cleared for construction at 7100 S Ashland Avenue in West Englewood, replacing a building that was destroyed by fire. The project, located at the corner of Ashland & 71st, is expected to cost $300,000 according to the recently issued permit. The occupying owner is filed under Abas Achmad, while the architect of record is Nick Scarlatis & Associates.
A potential groundbreaking date has been announced for the upcoming Englewood Nature Trail in Englewood. Stretching roughly from S Damen Avenue in the west to S Halsted Street in the east, the potential trail will replace the long-abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway lines which the city purchased in 2014. Now the city itself along with Grow Greater Englewood have revealed their initial design studies by Gensler after receiving $6 million last year to kick off efforts.
At 1948 N Halsted Street in Lincoln Park’s Ranch Triangle, a three-story mixed-use development is now undergoing foundation work. This project, a collaboration between developer Mike Krueger and SPACE Architects + Planners, replaces an existing single-story commercial building and its adjoining parking area.