A full construction permit has been issued for a new residential building at 438 W St. James Place in Lincoln Park, replacing a two-story stone masonry residence. This development by St. James Interest LLC will stand five stories and house four apartment units.
Excavation work has commenced on the 11-story mixed-use development located at 919 W Fulton Market. This progress accompanies a newly issued tower crane permit from this past week. The building, a collaborative effort between Fulton St. Companies and JDL, is poised to house 400,000 square feet of office and retail space. The construction will also provide prominent new street walls along Fulton Market and Sangamon on what was previously an empty half-block lot.
Preliminary landmark status has been granted to the Mars Candy Factory at 2019 N Oak Park Avenue in Galewood. Sitting on the intersection with W Armitage Avenue adjacent to the Mars Metra station, the large factory served an important role in Chicago’s confectionery history. The status was granted by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks at their latest meeting as it prepares to close in 2024.
A construction permit has been granted to GT Alternatives LLC for a new residential project at 1053 N Leamington Avenue in the Austin neighborhood. The two-story development will replace what is now a vacant lot and provide two residential units.
A community meeting has been announced to discuss the start of construction for 400 N Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville. Sitting atop of the former Spire site, the two-tower development has been in the works for many years. Most recently a financing meeting was held and now Alderman Reily is running the logistics meeting. The project is being led by Related Midwest who tapped architecture firm SOM for its design.