The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a mixed-use development at 741 N Wells Street in River North. Fronting N Wells Street, the project site is bound by W Chicago Avenue to the north, a public alley and parking lot to the east, and a small parking lot to the south. The property currently consists of a historic masonry structure at 755 N Wells Street that will be retained, a one-story retail structure, and a three-story masonry structure. Vista Property Group is the developer behind the proposal.
Structural work can be seen rising at West Loop‘s 1371 W Randolph Street, where the Plumbers Local Union 130 and the Chicago Title & Trust Company have planned a new parking and retail structure. The new seven-story development will encompass the latest addition to the union’s campus, which is bound by Randolph and Ada Streets, and Washington Boulevard. Parking will provide 502 new spaces and slots for 36 bikes, as well as the additional commercial space that will include a terrace on the third floor.
Caisson permits have been issued for a new five-story mixed-income residential development, located at 1858 S Racine Avenue in Pilsen. The current plans comprise of a total of 37 dwellings. The owner, known as The Resurrection Project and filed under the name Casa Durango LP, received approval in 2019 to convert the zoning designation from B3-2 Community Shopping District to B2-3 Neighborhood Mixed-Use District.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a mixed-use development at 1130 N State Street in the Gold Coast. The project site is located on a corner lot at the intersection of N State Street and W Elm Street. Currently the property is occupied by a shuttered Barnes and Noble store and a surface parking lot. Newcastle Limited is in charge of the development.
With demolition wrapped up and site prep underway, construction permits have now been issued for a 43-story mixed-use skyscraper at 906 W Randolph Street, located in West Loop‘s Fulton Market District. Co-developed by Tucker Development and Related Midwest, construction for the new edifice has been listed under the address 164 N Peoria Street. The development will provide both ground-level retail and 300 apartments on the upper floors, of which 20 percent will be affordable under the Affordable Requirements Ordinance. The developers will also contribute nearly $5 million to the neighborhood opportunity fund, which supports various infrastructure and commercial projects in Chicago’s west and south-side neighborhoods.