A demolition permit has been issued for a two-story masonry building and detached garage located at 4409 S Normal Avenue in the New City neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as Thomas Doyle. A permit has been submitted for new construction on the site which will feature a two-story single-family home with a basement and a detached two-car garage.
The iconic Morton Salt branding and logo has re-emerged at the former Morton Salt Factory in West Town. This refurbished roof is part of an adaptive re-use scheme by R2 Companies, Blue Star Properties, and Skydeck. These plans at 1357 N Elston Avenue involve the conversion of the facility into a new entertainment and office venue.
Initial renderings have been revealed for a new expansive renovation of the Merchandise Mart at 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza in River North. The renovation comes just a few years after it received major updates including new elevators, monumental stairs, and upgrades to other amenity areas. The new work will be led by New York-based developer Vornado Realty Trust who is also planning some residential towers nearby, while the design is led by the local office of Gensler.
A new permit has been issued for a new four-story residential building located at 6753 N Hermitage Avenue in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as Stork Builders Inc and plans indicate that the scope of the project will include eight total units, each equipped with outdoor space at the rear. Plans also show a detached eight-car garage. The lot is currently unoccupied.
Further details and initial floor plans have been revealed for the next phase of Lincoln Yards near Goose Island. Building upon the initial information we covered this past December, developer Sterling Bay brought forward another informational presentation to the Chicago Plan Commission as it does not need any further approval. Designed by local firms Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture and Gensler along with Hoerr Schauft and Site Design Group on the landscape team, the project is expected to be completed in 2025.