Full building permits have been issued for the remaining half of the mixed-use development at 2653 N Clark Street in Lincoln Park. The new project will redevelop the existing Covent Hotel and build a new addition on its surface parking lot at 537 W Drummond Place which received the approval. Local developer Drummond Development has partnered with architecture firm Brininstool + Lynch on the design and restoration while working with the National Historic Preservation Foundation (NHP) on the latter.
Much of the exterior scaffolding has now been removed from the 24-story Old Republic Building in The Loop, revealing the extensive nature of its facade restoration. The 325-foot-tall Classic Revival office tower at 307 N Michigan Avenue was originally planned by the Bell and Zoller Coal Company and designed by Vitzthum & Burns.
New construction permits were issued this week for a new four-story residential building slated for 4027 S Calumet Avenue in Bronzeville. Marcin Orpik is listed as the owner, and the new four-unit project will come equipped with a roof deck and a detached four-vehicle masonry garage. The parcel is currently vacant.
Curtain wall glazing has begun installation for the 73-story 1000M apartment tower at 1000 S Michigan Avenue in South Loop. Developer trio JK Equities, Time Equities, and Oak Capitals have planned for a total of 738 rental units in this most recent iteration, which will stand 788 feet upon its completion.
New details have been revealed for the Pop! Heights community park at 11227 S Halsted Street in West Roseland. Located mid-block between 112th Street and W 113th Street, the project replaces an empty lot and is a part of the greater Public Outdoor Plaza (POP!) program. The Department of Planning and Development along with the Far South Community Development Corporation are behind the new park which is being designed by the Lamar Johnson Collaborative to serve the near Pullman area.