The Chicago Committee on Design has reviewed updated plans for the Invest South/West winning proposal at 3601 W Chicago Avenue in Humboldt Park. Dubbed ‘The Ave’, the project is located on the southwest corner with Central Park Avenue and is part of a larger multi-phase proposal to revitalize various vacant lots across the changing neighborhood. Developer KMW Communities is working with local design firms Gensler, Nia, and Site Design Group on the affordable housing proposal.
With foundation work beginning late last year, construction is progressing rapidly for a collection of nine single family residences at 5338-56 W Argyle Avenue at the corner of W Argyle Street and N Long Avenue in Jefferson Park. Developed by MK Construction & Builders and designed by Beata Klak, each of the homes will stand three stories and occupy 3,200 square feet. Each is expected to sell for $800,000.
Construction permits have been issued for two new three-story modular residential buildings at 4706-08 S Marshfield Avenue in Back of the Yards. The owner of both projects is listed as Celadon Partners LLC, a Chicago-based real estate development firm that specializes in modular construction. The site of the projects was previously occupied by a vacant lot with an area of 2,407 square feet.
Final facade installation is now wrapping up for a new five-story mixed-use building at 1020 W Randolph Street in Fulton Market. The developer, L3 Capital, plans to offer ground-floor retail and Class A office space above, as well as a 1,850-square-foot rooftop deck.
Updated renderings and details have been revealed for the upcoming Guinness Open Gate Brewery Chicago at 375 N Morgan Street in Fulton Market. Located within the former Pennsylvania Railroad Terminal building and behind the recently topped out 360 N Green Street, the one-story structure will become the company’s second US location behind their first in Baltimore. Facing a couple of hurdles during construction, we now know that Chicago-based firms Studio K and Whitney Architects are behind the new interior design.