Renderings revealed for a proposed mixed-use development at 160 N Morgan Street in West Loop. Located on a midblock site, the property fronts N Morgan Street between W Randolph Street and W Lake Street. The parcel will be bound by alleyways to the north, south, and west. Sterling Bay is the developer behind the proposal.
With full building permits issued last week, crane installation has begun for a new 11-story residential tower known as The Gateway Apartments in the Illinois Medical District. Located at 2050 W Ogden Avenue near the western edge of Illinois Medical District, the building will house 161 units ranging from studios to two-bedroom listings. Amenities will offer a rooftop pool and lounge, various indoor lounges, a fitness center, a game area, a business center, and bike storage.
Construction permits have been issued for a four-story residential building located at 4311 N Western Avenue in North Center. Heffernan Builders LLC is the listed owner, whose plans include four total units, a rooftop stair enclosure, a basement, two exterior parking spaces, and an attached two-car garage. The new development is set to replace a 1.5-story frame residence.
Cladding installation is progressing rapidly at the now topped-out Fulton Labs, rising 16 stories at 400 N Aberdeen Street in the Fulton Market district. Developed by Trammell Crow Company in collaboration with Zoë Life Sciences, the 420,000-square-foot building will be oriented towards biosciences and biotechnology companies, and will be the second installation of the Fulton Labs complex with 725,000 square feet of combined space. Programming will primarily consist of office and lab space, along with secondary lobby, retail, storage, and amenity space.
Construction has wrapped up on the renovation of the Skydeck at the Willis Tower in The Loop. The completion of the work is a milestone in the larger transformation of the 110-story Willis Tower, built in 1973 and the tallest building in the world for 25 years. Blackstone Group and EQ Office are the developers and owners of the Willis Tower.