Structural work has reached the second setback for 320 S Canal Street, aka BMO Tower, a 50-story office skyscraper located in West Loop Gate. Planned by Riverside Investment & Development and Convexity Properties, the 727-foot-tall tower will establish a prominent new peak in downtown’s southwest corner. The development will support 1.5 million square feet of Class A office space, along with features such as floor-to-ceiling windows, finished ceiling heights reaching up to 12 feet, and private terraces on select floors.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved amendments to The Fields Development located at 4000 W Diversey Avenue in Belmont Gardens. Mainly the site of the historic Marshall Fields Warehouse, the development is part of a multi-building complex. The overall site is bound by W George Street to the north, N Pulaski Road to the east, W Diversey Avenue to the south, and rail lines to the west. Knickpoint Ventures is the developer behind the project.
Construction permits have been issued for a two-story residential building set for 4317 W School Street in Kilbourn Park. Filed under the owner John Kamuth, the project will include three dwellings, along with a basement, a rooftop enclosure, front and rear decks, a rear wood staircase, and one new parking space to sit beside an existing two-car garage. The site’s zoning was re-designated in 2016 from RS3 Residential Single-Unit District to RT4 Residential Two-Flat, Townhouse, and Multi-Unit District.
Core work for Salesforce Tower Chicago, aka Wolf Point South, now stands at around 20 stories, with the main structural frame beginning to rise around it. Planned by Hines and located at 333 Wolf Point Plaza in the southwest corner of River North, the 60-story office tower serves as the tallest and final staple to the company’s three-act megadevelopment known as Wolf Point.
Plans have been revealed for a proposed four-story residential development at 2256 W Irving Park Road in North Center. Located at the intersection of W Irving Park Road and N Oakley Avenue, the corner lot is home to the local Chicago Joe’s restaurant. The project site also includes the adjacent parking lot. The existing building is being sold by the owners to Landrosh Development, the developer behind the proposal.