1400 S Wabash Avenue. Rendering by Pappageorge Haymes

Plan Commission Poised to Approve Mixed-Use Development at 1400 S Wabash Avenue in South Loop

The Chicago Plan Commission will review a proposed mixed-use development located at 1400 S Wabash Avenue in the South Loop. The is bounded by S Wabash Avenue to the east, a seven-story building to the south, the CTA L tracks to the west, and a four-story building and surface parking lot to the north. Currency a vacant surface parking lot, the property includes an easement from where 14th Street used to cut through it. The developer behind the proposal is CMK Companies.

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2825 W Howard Street

Permits Issued for 2825 W Howard Street in West Ridge

Construction permits have been issued for a new place of worship at 2825 W Howard Street at the northern edge of West Ridge. Baruch Epstein of Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois is the filing owner, whose planned development will rise two stories and will include a basement level. The new construction is set to replace a vacant lot, so no demolition permits will be needed.

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Phase 1 at Ogden Commons. Rendering by The Habitat Company

A Look at the Completed First Phase of Ogden Commons in North Lawndale

Retail leasing has begun for the first phase of the Ogden Commons megadevelopment, situated in the North Lawndale neighborhood. The three-story commercial building, located at 2650 W Ogden Avenue, has been developed by The Habitat Company in partnership with Sinai Health System. The first floor will house retail space for Wintrust Bank, Momentum Coffee, and Ja’Grill, while the upper two floors will provide outpatient service space for Sinai Health System. Prior to the new construction, the site was occupied by a vacant lot.

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