Construction is imminent for the development of Urban Kayaks along the Chicago Riverwalk at 425-475 E Chicago Riverwalk South. Located along the riverwalk the site is midway between N Columbus Drive and N Lake Shore Drive. There are numerous CTA bus routes nearby, accessed at the intersection of E Wacker Drive and N Columbus Drive, including the 20, 134, 135, and 136 lines. The State/Lake CTA L station, serviced by the Brown, Green, Pink, Purple, and Orange Lines, can be reached within a ten-minute walk.
Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building at 3329 N Avenue, near the western edge of Avondale. The new structure will replace a two-story brick residential building, whose demolition permits were issued in July of last year.
Today, YIMBY has an exclusive first look at renderings for a new 31-story mixed-use development at 401 N Racine Avenue in West Loop. The project site is a full block lot, bounded by Metra tracks to the north, N May Street to the east, W Kinzie Street to the south, and N Racine Avenue to the west. The nearest public transportation is the Route 65 CTA bus, accessed at the Grand and Racine, within a three-minute walk from the site. The Morgan CTA L station, serviced by the Green and Pink Line, can be accessed within a ten-minute walk.
Construction is rapidly approaching completion for a new five-story residential building at 550 N Ogden Avenue, located near the eastern edge of West Town. According to permits issued this past June, the masonry building will house eight apartment units and an integrated garage on the ground floor. The number of parking spaces will likely tally at eight to match the number of units, though this exact figure has not been confirmed. Additional interior information is not currently known.
Construction permits have been issued for a two-story retail building at 8125 S Halsted Street in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. Previously, a two-story masonry structure occupied the lot, with demolition permits issued in October of 2019. The new building, developed under the name Carol J. Galuszka, will be occupied on both floors by a liquor store. The store’s name appears to be Spirit Beer & Wine, which was listed in the October demolition permit.