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.
A demolition permit has been issued for the removal of an eight-story masonry building located at 4155 S Packers Avenue in the New City neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as JEHM Financial LLC.
Updated details have been revealed for the North Union megadevelopment in the Near North Side. The 8.1-acre site is bound by the CTA Brown Line tracks to the west, W Hill Street to the north, N Wells Street to the east, and W Chestnut Street to the south. It was previously a part of the Moody Bible Institute’s campus, whose parent church’s auditorium is also part of the upcoming Fern Hill Old Town redevelopment. Developer JDL, also responsible for the recently completed One Chicago project, is leading the North Union proposal and working with local firm Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture on design.
Aluminum panel installation has kicked off at The Gateway Apartments, an 11-story residential building at 2050 W Ogden Avenue in the Illinois Medical District. The 108-foot-tall structure will be the second phase of a larger master plan known as The Gateway, whose scope involves a mix of retail, residential, and hotel programming. Planned by East Lake Management & Development alongside AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust, the first phase of this 10-acre plan has yielded a single-story pair of retail buildings. The third phase has also received permits but is awaiting vertical construction. Located to the north of Gateway Apartments, this six-story structure will be a Hilton Hotel with 135 rooms.
A 41-story Chicago Loop building facing foreclosure has the opportunity for apartment conversion. The Chicago office of CBRE has been hired to list more than 30 floors of the Clark Adams building located at 105 West Adams Street in the Loop. Owned by Blackstone and local developer Musa Tadros, the brokerage is advertising prospects for it to become apartments.