Updated plans were presented to the Committee on Design for a residential development at 12 W Maple Street in the Gold Coast neighborhood. Located just west of the intersection with N State Street and on the same block of the upcoming 1130 N State Street tower, the project looks to bring designer residences to the area. New developers Fern Hill, who is behind the upcoming Old Town redevelopment, and Calmwater Capital are working with architecture firm Lamar Johnson Collaborative on the design of the updated tower.
Demolition is now complete at 140 N Ashland Avenue in Near West Side, clearing the way for a new 12-story apartment building. Marquette Companies is the developer, who plans to integrate the new building with…
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center took the first steps on Tuesday toward securing $1.5 million in city funding for its accessibility goals. The nonprofit, which was founded in 1959, has been located at 4740 N Western Avenue in Lincoln Square since 1967. The building itself dates back to the 1920s and has had little updating since the original build. DANK Haus is hoping to utilize Tax Increment Financing (TIF) funds to begin a $2.3 million renovation that would include the building’s bathrooms as well as its front entrance. According to executive director Monica Jirak, these renovations would be completed in order to meet American Disability Act standards, as well as to upgrade the building’s aging plumbing. The city’s approval of the initial proposal on Tuesday was the first step in the process to procure TIF funding.
Close to topping out is a 22-story residential building at 513 S Damen Avenue in the Illinois Medical District (IMD). This 242-foot-tall edifice developed by Marquette Companies will yield 279 rental apartment units and 1,000 square feet of retail on the ground floor.
Updated details have been revealed for the residential redevelopment of the former Immaculata High School at 640 W Irving Park Road in Uptown. Located just west of N DuSable Lake Shore Drive near the Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course, the existing buildings are currently operated by the American Islamic College (AIC) who will have to vacate the campus. Developers KGiles LLC and CA Ventures are working with local firm Perkins Eastman and Level Architecture on the design of the new mid-rise.