The Chicago City Council has approved the mixed-use development at 914 W 63rd Street in Englewood. Located on the northeast corner of the intersection with S Halsted Parkway, the proposal dubbed ‘Englewood Thrive’ will be replacing a large vacant lot just west of Englewood Connect which broke ground recently. Developer DL3 Realty is working with the local office of Perkins & Will on the design of the multi-phase project which hopes to foster growth and provide new housing in the changing area.
Foundation work is beginning to rise for a two-story commercial building at 801 W Belmont Avenue in Lakeview East. Developed by Hubbard Street Group, the project is replacing a masonry bank and surface parking lot on the block bound by Belmont Avenue, Clark Street, and Halsted Street. This former bank at 3179 N Clark Street was originally designed by Ivar Viehe-Naess and built in 1921. Demolition was completed in late 2021.
As construction continues to makes rapid gains, full permits have now been issued for a 19-story mixed-use building at 210 N Aberdeen Street in Fulton Market. LG Development Group has planned to construct a 214-foot-tall structure that will sit on an L-shaped site. The building will include 10,700 square feet of retail space and 363 apartment units. The scope and design have changed slightly prior to construction, having reduced the total units from 414 residences and the height from 239 feet.
Steel has now risen above grade for the University Of Illinois Chicago Computer Design Research and Learning Center, a five-story addition to the existing Science and Engineering Labs building at 900 W Taylor Street in Little Italy.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the National Public Housing Museum at 1322 W Taylor Street in the Near West Side. Located on the corner with W Taylor Street near the SOM-designed Little Italy public library and the upcoming Chicago Fire FC facility, the project is part of the larger Roosevelt Square Plan hoping to bridge the Taylor Street corridor. Developers Related Midwest and the Chicago Housing Authority are working with local firms HED Architects and Landon Bone Baker Architects on the one-of-a-kind institution.