Structural work can be seen rising for the new six-story addition at Edith Spurlock Apartments in Lincoln Park. This new 85-foot-tall structure will be nestled between the complex’s two existing buildings, which are undergoing renovation as part of the development. Residing under the address 2700 N Sheffield Avenue, the added segment will provide an additional 80 residential units. The existing structures will also add 11 new units as part of the renovations. Altogether, there will be 485 apartments on the Edith Spurlock Apartment Grounds once all the work is complete. The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and Pirhl are co-developers behind the construction and renovation efforts, while RATIO is the architect.
The Chicago Community Development Commission has approved the land sale for a new residential development at 539 and 541 E 46th Street in Bronzeville. Located just west of the intersection of 46th Street and S St. Lawrence Avenue, the homes will be replacing an empty lot near Armstrong Park. Local developer R&D Builders LLC will also serve as the architect for the buildings as they work on building up the area.
A new sports-themed bar is joining the popular River North neighborhood. The lease was commercially brokered by @properties for the recently-opened Barstool sports bar, at 14 W. Hubbard Street in Chicago. The 8,500-square-foot commercial venue was formerly occupied by Henry’s Swing Club. The location opened on January 8 and is the very first sports bar to open under the Barstool Sports brand.
Updated plans have been revealed for a mixed-use development along 47th Street in Back Of The Yards. The expanded design was recently reviewed by the Committee on Design and builds upon the original RFP submission for the area’s Invest South/West land. Located across five parcels centered on the corner with S Ashland Avenue, the project is being led by developers Celadon Partners and Blackwood Group, LLC with local firm DesignBridge serving as the architects.
Structural work has begun to fill out the second floor of a new five-story development at 4600 N Kenmore Avenue in Uptown. Developed by Cedar St. Companies, this new edifice will accommodate 2,500 square feet of ground-level commercial space, alongside 62 rental apartment dwellings. Attached directly to the west will be a two-story former bank building undergoing renovation as part of the development. Upon completion, the new programming at this separate 1050 W Wilson Avenue address will be a relocated performing venue for Double Door Music. As for the under construction east parcel, that site was formerly home to a surface parking lot.