New details have been revealed on the sale of the Damen Silos at 2900 S Damen Avenue in McKinley Park. Located on the northeast corner with W 29th Street along the Chicago River just north of the Stevenson Expressway, the long abandoned structures were put on sale earlier this year by the state in order to cut spending. The process which consisted of accepting various bids from local companies seems to have concluded with a winner being selected.
The Planning and Development Department launched the Public Outdoor Plaza (POP!) program in 2020 and has continued in its mission to create and fund plazas and parks “located within moderate- or low-income areas.” One of the latest projects to open is POP! Heights, located at 11249 S Halsted Street in the Roseland neighborhood.
The Chicago City Council has approved the mixed-use development dubbed NOMA across multiple lots in West Town. Consisting of a mix of adaptive re-use and new construction, the multi-phase project is generally bound by W Ohio Street to the north, W Hubbard Street to the south, N Halsted to the west, and N Des Plaines Street to the east. The team at Shapack Partners, who developed various West Loop properties, is partnering with architecture firms Chicago-based Eckenhoff Saunders and New York-based ODA on its design.
The City Council has approved a nine-story mixed-use development residing at 330 W Chestnut Street in the Near North Side. The 115-foot-tall edifice by Draper & Kramer and BlitzLake Partners will house a mix of 128 residential units alongs atop 2,620 square feet of ground-level retail.
Demolition permits were issued earlier this week to remove a three-story mixed-use building located at 3918 N Lincoln Avenue in the North Center neighborhood. The owner is listed as 3914 Lincoln LLC.