Details Revealed For Data Center In Illinois Medical District

Updated details have been revealed for an upcoming data center at 1951 W Hastings Street in the Illinois Medical District. Located on the intersection with S Damen Avenue just north of the massive Union Pacific railyard, the new facility joins a similar proposal in McCormick Place that was also recently announced as Chicago continues to draw in similar projects. The new center is being developed by Chicago-based Metro Edge with architecture firm Corgan at the helm of its design.

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2700 N Pine Grove. Rendering by Booth Hansen

Permit Issued for 2700 N Pine Grove Avenue in Lincoln Park

A full permit has been granted for 2700 N Pine Grove Avenue, under development by the Second Church of Christ Scientist. This permit paves the way for a mixed-use development near the intersection of W Wrightwood Avenue in Lincoln Park. The approved project involves restoring the existing church building and constructing a six-story, 80-foot addition. This structure designed by Booth Hansen will be integrated with the existing church facade.

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The Reed (234 W Polk Street)

The Reed at Southbank Opens to First Apartment Residents in South Loop

The Reed at Southbank, a 41-story residential building located at 234 W Polk Street in South Loop, has opened. Lendlease developed this 447-foot tower, which forms part of the broader four-building project known as “Southbank.” The Southbank project was divided from the Riverline development planned by CMK to the south, and it also includes an extended Riverwalk and a central urban park.

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Final Landmark Recommendation Made For The Warehouse Birthplace Of House

A final landmark recommendation has been made by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks for The Warehouse at 204-208 S Jefferson Street in West Loop Gate. Located in a small unassuming building near the intersection with W Adams Street, the structure is considered the birthplace of house music in the late 1970’s to 1980’s. Recently the building went up for sale with no protection against demolition, thus locals and house music fans helped lead the efforts towards landmark designation.

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