Construction is progressing rapidly for a 26-story mixed-use building at 1400 W Randolph Street. Planned by Marquette Companies, the West Loop tower is located at the intersection of Randolph & Ogden, and will provide both ground-floor retail and 278 apartment units. Resident amenities include a pool, a fitness center, a dog park, and various outdoor deck spaces.
Zoning has been approved for the updated mixed-use development at 4600 N Kenmore Avenue in Uptown. Located on a site at the corner of W Wilson Avenue and N Kenmore Avenue, the proposal consists of the new mixed-use structure at 4600 N Kenmore Avenue and the existing former bank building at 1050 W Wilson Avenue.
Permits have been issued for a three-story residential building at 6447 S Ellis Avenue, located in Woodlawn. Owned by Mike Slazas, the planned project will contain four total units, along with a basement and a rear three-story open porch. The new structure is set to replace a currently vacant lot. However, given the larger size of the parcel and its current address of 6445 S Ellis Avenue, it is unclear if the owner will ultimately fit two new buildings within its bounds.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the Bronzeville Lakefront Megadevelopment planned for the former Michael Reese Hospital site in Bronzeville. The 71-acre site spans a large parcel of land from E 26th Street to E 31 Street from north to south, and from S Martin Luther King Drive to S Lake Park avenue from west to east respectively. The existing Prairie Shores residential complex is included in the scope of this project, but will remain unchanged.
Demolition has begun for the six-story ADM Wheat Mill located at 1300 W Carroll Street in West Loop.