A permit was issued earlier this week for a new three-story residential building at 1946 S Desplaines Street in Lower West Side. The owner is listed as Lochomes LLC. The new construction plans for the project include three units, a rear porch, and a detached three-vehicle garage. The project will be replacing a vacant lot.
Glass and metal installation has begun at 920 N Wells Street, a 21-story mixed-use building in Near North Side. JDL, the same developer behind the nearby One Chicago, is behind this current structure and the broader North Union masterplan. This $1.3 billion, 8.1-acre mega-development will span multiple blocks of land once owned by the Moody Bible Institute.
Updated plans have been revealed for a residential development at 3710 N Kenmore Avenue in Wrigleyville. Located just north of the intersection with W Waveland Avenue behind some of the famed Wrigley Rooftops, the new construction will replace an existing two-story house in the popular area. Local developer Aaron Friedman, who owns multiple properties nearby, is behind the project. At the moment an architect has not been revealed.
A new permit was issued for the construction of a residential development at 1920 N Howe Street in Lincoln Park. Located just south of the intersection with W Armitage Avenue, the site is within walking distance to Oz Park and Steppenwolf Theater as well as plenty of shopping and dining. The property is being developed by a private owner with McCormack Sean Baccus serving as the architect on record.
New funding has been secured for the expansion of the Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center at 303 E Superior Street in Streeterville. Located just east of the intersection with N Fairbanks Court, the current structure operated by Northwestern University is sandwiched between two medical office high-rises near their downtown hospital. The university, which recently announced a redesign of Ryan Field in Evanston, is now moving forward with its second phase which is expected to use the same team as phase one including global firm Perkins & Will along with engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti.