New details have been revealed for a pair of mixed-use skyscrapers at 370 and 400 N Morgan Street in the West Loop. Located on the west side of the intersection with W Kinzie Street, the multi-phase project will eventually see a third tower join it at 401 N Morgan Street on the northeast corner. All three structures will replace a mix of surface lots and existing one- to two-story industrial buildings just north of the Metra tracks. Developer Vista Property revealed the updated Gensler-designed plans for this month’s Committee on Design meeting.
A demolition permit was issued on Wednesday for a two-story multi-unit frame residence with a detached garage located at 5140 North Claremont Avenue in the Lincoln Square neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as…
Climbing into the 24th spot of Chicago YIMBY’s countdown is the mixed-use development at 630 S Wabash Avenue in the South Loop. Revealed in 2021, the tower replaces a vacant lot sandwiched between two low-rise buildings and is rising adjacent to 30 E Balbo Drive, which was completed a few years back on the nearby intersection. Development partners Melrose Ascension Capital and DAC Developments are working with local architects Antunovich Associates on its design, adding to the growing South Loop skyline.
Facade work is progressing rapidly for a five-story mixed-use building known as The Porter, located at 2411 N Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. The scheme by Mike Breheny involves 3,700 square feet of retail, a 1,700-square-foot covered patio, and 36 for-rent apartments above. Previously, the privately-owned Julia Porter Park was in its place.
A new permit has been issued for a three-story residential building located at 3715 S Giles Avenue in the Douglas neighborhood near Bronzeville. The permit’s owners have been listed as Metropole Group LLC. Per plans, the construction will be comprised of three total dwelling units with open steel decks at the rear of the building. Plans also indicate the presence of a concrete patio and a detached three-vehicle masonry garage. The property lot is currently vacant.