Today “We Will Chicago” invites the public to join their webinar on Public Health & Safety. As previously reported, this program is the first citywide initiative of its kind since the “1966 Comprehensive Plan.” We Will’s efforts are still evolving, but the three-year citywide planning initiative prioritizes equity, resiliency, and engagement to create an inclusive vision for the future of Chicago. The program is continuing this virtual series with the goal to increase vibrancy throughout Chicago, by looking at models and practices brought about by global thought leaders.
Construction at 808 N Cleveland Avenue is progressing at a rapid pace in Near North Side. The 23-story mixed-use tower is quickly reaching its full height, and the structural work is almost finished. The 284-foot-tall tower is being developed by DAC Developments and is replacing a previous overgrown lot on a trapezoidal parcel.
New information has been revealed on the sale of two historical structures at 29 E Ohio Street and 619 N Wabash Avenue in River North. Located on opposite corners of each other and across the street from the upcoming temporary Bally’s Casino, the buildings hold Chicago staples of Pizzeria Uno and Due. Previous CEO of the chain Aaron Spencer approved the sale of the buildings to the Texas-based investment firm Newport Global Advisors, who also fully purchased Uno’s in 2017.
A new permit for construction was issued yesterday for a multi-unit residential building at 2030 N Spaulding Avenue in Logan Square. The permit’s owners are listed as 2030 North Spaulding LLC, and plans show this will be a three-story masonry building containing two residences and a basement. Plans also indicate that there will be a roof deck and rear porches on each level, as well as a two-vehicle garage behind the building. The property will feature mixed-medium fencing throughout. A permit was issued on August 5th to remove the existing structures on the property site.
The Loop‘s newest skyscraper, 300 N Michigan Avenue, is now complete. The 47-story mixed-use tower developed by Sterling Bay and Magellan Development Group features a retail base, a 280-key citizenM hotel on the lower levels, and 289 rental apartment units dubbed “Millie on Michigan.”