Plans have been unveiled for a new extension of the North Branch Trail linking the Bunker Hill forest preserve to Touhy and Caldwell Avenue in Niles. The path will further connect the Chicago suburb to the more than 20-mile network of trails in the preserve.
New construction permits have been issued for a four-story residential building located at 2034 N Mohawk Street in Lincoln Park. The owner is listed as 2034 N Mohawk LLC. The scope of the project includes four stories and three total dwelling units. The building will have a basement, and the units will be outfitted with front balconies and rear decking. The roof will have its own deck and pergolas. A three-vehicle garage with its own deck will also be on the property site.
Updated renderings have been revealed for the two-tower office development at 655 W Madison Street in West Loop Gate. Located just east of the Kennedy Expressway/I-90, the project plans to replace a large surface parking lot and joins various other proposals in the immediate area cashing in on their proximity to the Loop and West Loop. Chicago based developer the John Buck Company, who has managed the Willis tower in its past, is teaming up with local architecture firms HOK and JGMA on the design of the structure.
Renovation and construction work are rapidly taking shape for Fulton Market’s new Guinness Taproom. Coordinated by developer Fred Latsko, the project is an adaptive re-use of the former Pennsylvania Railroad Terminal Building at 375 N Morgan Street. A former destination for street art, the converted beer hub will yield a 10-barrel brewery, a pub, and a restaurant with local chef cuisine.
A permit was issued last week for a three-story residential building with a masonry facade at 6152 S Champlain Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood. The proposed project’s owner is listed as Sustainabuild LLC. The permit details the construction of three units each outfitted with a rear porch, and a three-vehicle parking pad at the rear of the building site. The construction will fill a vacant lot.