Demolition permits have been issued to remove a masonry building located at 1334 W Rosedale Avenue in Edgewater. MK Construction & Builders Inc is listed as the permit owner. Plans have been submitted for a new construction, three-flat construction with a basement. Although renderings have not been made public, we know there will be a three-vehicle masonry garage at the rear of the building.
Structural work is now sprouting above ground level for 150 E Ontario Street in Streeterville, set to give rise to a new 28-story hotel. Planned by The Prime Group, the 345-foot structure will house the RIU Hotels and Resorts chain, featuring 388 guestrooms. A cafe will also be located at the southeast corner of the building’s street level
Demolition work has begun and a groundbreaking is imminent for the second phase of the Harper Court development at 5209 S Harper Avenue in Hyde Park. Located on the corner with E 52nd Street, the upcoming structure will replace a one-story building and vertically expand the existing shops from phase one. Its construction comes after multiple revisions and set-backs that downsized the originally proposed high-rise to the current low-rise. Developers Beacon Capital Partners and Trammell Crow are working with Elkus Manfredi Architects and Interactive Design Architects on the updated proposal we covered last summer.
A proposal was submitted for review on Wednesday to the Chicago City Council to designate the historic Pioneer Arcade in Humboldt Park as a protected landmark. The three-story building is located at 1535-45 N Pulaski Road and was designed by Danish-born Chicago architect Jens Jensen. Pioneer Arcade was originally a recreation center and featured 20 bowling lanes, a billiard room with 35 tables, and retail spaces. The establishment acted as a social site for the neighborhood. The building has a distinctive Spanish Baroque Revival style and an ornate terra cotta facade.
Updated renderings and details have been revealed for the upcoming mixed-use skyscraper at 900 W Randolph Street in Fulton Market. Coming in at third place on last year’s countdown list, the nearly completed tower is located on N Peoria Street and has officially received a new name and will now be known as ‘The Row’, due to its proximity to restaurant row. Developer Related Midwest has been working on the structure designed by New York-based Morris Adjmi Architects who also worked on the nearby 917 Fulton Market YIMBY recently covered.