View of Howard Brown Health at 3501 N Halsted Street. Rendering by Architrave

Foundation Work Continues for 3501 N Halsted in Lakeview East

Foundation construction can be seen taking shape at 3501 N Halsted Street in Lakeview East, set to give rise to a new five-story mixed-use building. The facility will be a new hub for Howard Brown Health, which provides an all-encompassing approach to LGBTQ wellbeing at various centers throughout Chicago. Programming will include 7,600 square feet of ground-level retail, two floors of clinic space on the first two floors, and three floors of administrative space above. With this project alone, Howard Brown Health will double the organization’s capacity within the area.

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We Will Chicago Releases a Draft for Public Input

A draft of the We Will Chicago framework plan has been released, offering an initial look at what would be the first citywide plan in more than 50 years. As previously reported “We Will Chicago” is the first citywide initiative of its kind since the “1966 Comprehensive Plan.” We Will’s efforts are still evolving, but the three-year citywide planning initiative prioritizes equity, resiliency, and engagement to create an inclusive vision for the future of Chicago.

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Renovation of Existing Office Space at 110 N Wacker Drive in the Loop

A permit was issued last week for the interior renovation of existing office space on located in the Bank of America building at 110 N Wacker Drive in The Loop. The permit owner is listed as the Pritzker Group. Plans indicate that these will be interior alterations to existing office space on the 43rd and 44th floors. There will be no structural changes made, however, new partitions, ceilings, furniture, and other finishes will be added. Plumbing and electrical will also be updated.

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