Construction permits have been issued for a new annex addition to the Wendell Phillips High School, located at 244 E Pershing Road in Bronzeville. Planned by the Public Building Commission of Chicago, the building will mainly serve as a new gymnasium, and will replace an existing surface parking lot on the northeast corner of the campus. The existing structures on the campus include a landmarked three-story brick building from 1904, as well as other two buildings built in 1937 and 1944.
This week, the 37-story apartment tower known as Cascade and the adjacent Cascade Park both officially opened in Chicago’s Lakeshore Eastc neighborhood. Lendlease and Magellan have co-developed the overall project, which includes Cascade tower, a taller 47-story condominium tower known as Cirrus, and the public Cascade Park located at the foot of the towers.
The Chicago City Council has approved a mixed-use development at 3160 N Broadway in Lakeview East. Located midblock between W Briar Place and W Belmont Avenue, the project site fronts N Broadway. Seminary Properties and Management is the developer behind the proposal.
Construction permits have been issued for the second of two buildings within LG Development‘s HUGO masterplan. This second mixed-use building is located at the eastern end of the property at 411 W Chicago Avenue, and will house ground-level retail, 93 apartments, as well as various amenity spaces. These building-specific amenities include a large landscaped sun deck with lounge chairs, an outdoor kitchen with grilling stations, and a 10th-floor amenity deck with east-facing views.
The Chicago City Council has approved the proposed RIU Plaza Hotel Chicago at 150 E Ontario Street in Streeterville. Vacant for more than ten years, the project site is an infill site off of N Michigan Avenue. The midblock location is bound by two adjacent buildings spanning the block between N Michigan Avenue and N St. Clair Street. The Prime Group is the developer behind the proposal.