Photos show the near-complete construction of a five-story addition to an existing two-story building, located at 2353 S Wentworth Avenue in Chinatown. The project owner and developer, ME Wentworth LLC led by Che Mei Wong, has renovated the original two-story retail structure, while adding 149 rooms in a new four-floor hotel portion. An additional seventh-floor residential component appears to be in the works, which will include a single 3,000-square-foot penthouse unit.
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks has approved an Adopt-A-Landmark grant for Pilgrim Baptist Church in Bronzeville. Located at 3301 S Indiana Avenue, the church is sited at the intersection of S Indiana Avenue and E 33rd Street. Originally built as a synagogue by Adler & Sullivan in 1891, the church was destroyed by fire in 2006, with only the stone exterior walls remaining. The structure was designated as a Chicago landmark in 1981.
Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building located at 2446 W Augusta Boulevard in West Town. The listed owner 2444 Augusta LLC has planned three total units, along with a basement, rear staircase, and a rooftop deck and stair enclosure. Parking will include a detached three-car garage with an additional rooftop deck. The new structure will replace a 2.5-story masonry residential building.
The Permit Review Committee, a subcommittee of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, has approved plans for a 13-story mixed-use development at 311 N Sangamon Street and 310 N Peoria Street in Fulton Market. Located in the northeastern section of the Fulton-Randolph Market District, the site consists of two adjacent properties along W Wayman Street, between N Sangamon Street and N Peoria Street. Marc Realty and investor Relu Stan are behind the development.
Core work has topped out for a new four-story residential building, located at 2401 S State Street in Near South Side. The occupying owner, City Pads, has planned 19 total dwellings, with 10 on-site parking spaces and 33 bicycle spaces.