Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced her selection of the Bally’s Tribune Center bid as the winner of the long casino selection process. Located at 777 W Chicago Avenue in River West, the winning proposal will replace the existing Chicago Tribune Printing Center which had been part of a larger approved planned development for multiple years. Rhode Island-based Bally’s, which operates over 10 casinos nationally, is planning to develop the site as their new flagship property designed by local architecture firm SCB that will hug the north branch of the Chicago River.
Work has now reached the second level for a five-story residential building at 2423 S State Street in Near South Side. This boutique structure will be the second of two nearly-adjacent structures developed in partnership with developer City Pads and the co-living company known as Common.
The Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) announced Wednesday the return of the popular Chicago Food Truck Festival at 50 W Washington Street in Daley Plaza. The festival features a rotating selection of food trucks from around the city on Fridays starting May 20th through October 7th. Food trucks will be available from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
The Chicago City Council has approved a residential development at 1805 N Hamlin Avenue in Logan Square as well as an industrial development at 1237 W Division Street in West Town. Both projects were recently approved by the Plan Commission as well late last month, they will now be able to apply for construction permits and schedule a forthcoming groundbreaking. 1805 N Hamlin Avenue is led by developer Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA), while 1237 W Division Street is being proposed by logistics developer LPC Division I.
A permit was issued on Tuesday for a three-story residential building located at 6346 S Evans Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood. The proposed project’s owner is listed as Keith Lindsay. The scope of the project details three total dwelling units with open wooden decks at the rear. Plans indicate the presence of a three-car parking pad at the rear of the building site. The lot is currently vacant.