Demolition Permit Issued for 6607 S Dr. Martin L King Jr Drive in Woodlawn

A demolition permit was issued Wednesday to remove a mixed-use masonry building located at 6607 S Dr. Martin L King Jr Drive in the Woodlawn neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as the Project H.O.O.D Construction Corp. The 501 c(3) organization has been providing mentorship, training, and community for residents of Woodlawn and Englewood since its founding in 2011 and is headquartered across the street from the building at 6620 S Dr. Martin L King Jr Drive.

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The Reed (234 W Polk Street)

Construction Tops Off For The Reed In South Loop

Core construction has reached its full height for a 41-story, 440-unit tower known as “The Reed” at 234 W Polk Street in South Loop. Developed by Lendlease, the tower is the second residential building within Lendlease’s seven-acre Southbank master plan. This project has also added public amenities to the area including two acres of park land and a riverwalk running alongside the Chicago River’s south branch.

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Google Confirms $105M Purchase of Thompson Center

In a press conference on Wednesday, it was revealed that the state has reached an agreement with Google for the sale of the famed Thompson Center. Google will buy the entire building for $105 million following renovation by other organizations and the Thompson Center will be redeveloped as an office suite for Google’s workforce. Google welcomed its workforce back to offices in April and has expressed plans to add thousands more workers.

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