The construction of 1400 S Wabash Avenue is well underway in the South Loop, replacing a long-empty vacant lot. CMK Companies is developing this mixed-use project, which will comprise of a ground-level retail component and 299 rental units on the upper floors.
The Chicago City Council has issued landmark status to the Monumental Baptist Church, located at 729 E Oakwood Boulevard in Grand Boulevard. The historic church was established in 1899 by architects Patton, Fisher, and Miller.
New permits were issued on Tuesday for a three-story residential building to be located at 1624 S Carpenter Street in Pilsen. The property site is roughly bound by W 16th Street, W Cermak Road, S Halsted Street, and S Western Avenue. The lot was previously home to a multi-unit frame structure and accompanying masonry garages which have since been demolished. Aamir Ukani has been listed as the permit owner.
After six years of approvals and planning, construction is set to begin on the mixed-use Covent Hotel redevelopment this September. Planned by NHP Foundation, who had purchased the property in 2016, in partnership with Drummond Development, the project at 2653 N Clark Street in Lincoln Park will reuse the existing Covent Hotel building while adding a new seven-story edifice to the parking lot behind the existing building. Overseen by Weese Langley Weese Architects, the historic Covent Hotel is being renovated from 64 SRO units into 30 affordable studio apartments. The street-facing ground level will also provide 4,700 square feet of retail space along Clark Street.
The Chicago Housing Authority has listed details relating to an upcoming affordable senior living center to be located at 4515 N Winchester Avenue in Ravenswood. The development will be located near the intersection of N Damen Avenue and W Montrose Avenue. Worn Jerabek Wiltse Architects designed the project which will yield a total of 78 one-bedroom dwelling units. Four of the total units will be mobility friendly.