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.
Construction permits have been issued for a new residential building at 2343 W Belden Avenue in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. Both owner and developer of this property, the firm 2343 Belden LLC plans to erect a new three-story, two-unit building, which will come with a roof deck, a basement level, and a new frame two-vehicle garage with its own rooftop deck.
After nearly a year following the initial foundation permit, a tower crane permit has been issued for an 18-story residential high-rise developed at 633 S LaSalle Street in The Loop. Developed by London-based firm, The Collective, this 162,000 square-foot, co-living project will comprise of 117 shared apartment units, collectively made up of 381 individual bedrooms.
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.
A new permit has been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit residential building at 1457 W Roscoe Street in the Lake View neighborhood. Developed by 1457 W Roscoe LLC, the masonry building will feature a roof deck, an access staircase, and three off-street parking spaces accessible via the public alley.