Construction is close to topping out for the 562-foot-tall Cirrus in Lakeshore East as Chicago’s 12th tallest development. Officially addressed at 211 N Harbor Drive, Cirrus is part of the larger Lakeshore East development within the Parcels IJKL. The site sits between N Harbor Drive and Lake Shore Drive, just south of the multi-level Wacker Drive. The tower is being developed by Lendlease and Magellan Development Group, with bKL Architecture in charge of the design.
Foundation work is progressing rapidly at University of Illinois (UI) Health’s new Outpatient Surgery Center and Specialty Clinics building, located in the Illinois Medical District. The six-story community facility from University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) will offer 200,000 square feet of new patient care space, including facilities for preventative and diagnostic care/imaging, minimally invasive outpatient procedures, and transplant surgeries.
Construction permits have been issued for a four-story mixed-use building, located at 1822 W Foster Avenue in Lincoln Square. The development will replace a previously occupying masonry structure, for which demolition permits were issued in October.
The approved mixed-use, two-tower development at 725 W Randolph Street takes the 14th spot in YIMBY’s Chicago’s Tallest Development countdown. Plans comprise of a main tower that will rise 550 feet and a second tower rising 250 feet on a full-block lot along the Kennedy Expressway. The site is bound on the other sides by W Washington Boulevard, N Halsted Street, and W Randolph Street. Related Midwest is the developer in charge of the project.