A demolition permit was issued Wednesday to remove a mixed-use masonry building located at 6607 S Dr. Martin L King Jr Drive in the Woodlawn neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as the Project H.O.O.D Construction Corp. The 501 c(3) organization has been providing mentorship, training, and community for residents of Woodlawn and Englewood since its founding in 2011 and is headquartered across the street from the building at 6620 S Dr. Martin L King Jr Drive.
Core construction has reached its full height for a 41-story, 440-unit tower known as “The Reed” at 234 W Polk Street in South Loop. Developed by Lendlease, the tower is the second residential building within Lendlease’s seven-acre Southbank master plan. This project has also added public amenities to the area including two acres of park land and a riverwalk running alongside the Chicago River’s south branch.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a mixed-use development located at 914 W 63rd Street in Englewood. The development, planned by DL3 Realty, has been dubbed Englewood Thrive and has been designed as an affordable development that will be located at the corner of W 63rd Street and W 63rd Parkway.
In a press conference on Wednesday, it was revealed that the state has reached an agreement with Google for the sale of the famed Thompson Center. Google will buy the entire building for $105 million following renovation by other organizations and the Thompson Center will be redeveloped as an office suite for Google’s workforce. Google welcomed its workforce back to offices in April and has expressed plans to add thousands more workers.
A new residential development at 1021 W Polk Street in Little Italy has reached its full three-story height. The construction process began last year after the pre-existing two-story brick building on the lot was demolished.