151 N Michigan Avenue

Mixed-Use Low-Rise at 151 N Michigan Avenue Continues in New Eastside

Structural work is well underway, with the elevator core reaching its full height at the new commercial development at 151 N Michigan Avenue in New Eastside. BJB Partners has been steadily progressing in the construction of this project, which will replace a former single-story restaurant and offer a total of 15,000 square feet of commercial space. The ground floor is set to include 5,300 square feet of retail space, divided into two or three commercial units based on demand.

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Work Begins On Kennedy Expressway Reconstruction Through 2025

Construction has started on a major renovation of the Kennedy Expressway between W Ohio Street in the south and W Lawrence Avenue in the north. Built in 1960 the 18-mile-long highway runs from the city center all the way to O’Hare International Airport and on average of 327,000 vehicles use it daily, making it the busiest roadway in the Midwest. Due to this heavy usage, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is embarking on the phased multi-year reconstruction project for one of its busiest portions.

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