The State of Illinois has selected a buyer for the controversial Thompson Center located at 100 W Randolph Street in The Loop. The building, which opened in 1985, was designed by famed architect Helmut Jahn who designed other influential Chicago structures like Terminal 1 at O’Hare International Airport. The sale represents the end of a multi-year process which began in 2018 under the previous governor.
A demolition permit was approved earlier this week to remove a two-story, multi-unit residential building, located at 2427 North Talman Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as Richard Pinto.
In 17th place for Chicago YIMBY’s year-end countdown is 410 S Wabash Avenue, a 25-story tower that was recently cleared to rise in The Loop. This development by Lennar Multifamily Company (LMC) will stand 260 feet in height, and will yield a mix of 8,000 square feet of ground-level mercantile space and 344 rental units.
Developer Sterling Bay has revealed new details on the next phases of its Lincoln Yards mega-development near Goose Island. The new area now called ‘Lincoln Yards South’ will be the focus of all upcoming construction with the final delivery of buildings expected in 2025, and has commenced construction with ALLY at 1229 W Concord.
A new permit has been issued for a 30,000-square-foot, one-story, steel construction building at 4001 S Normal Avenue in the New City neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as Mico’s Express LLC. Plans indicate the building will be fully outfitted with sprinklers and will contain two interior storage tenant spaces, accessory offices, and outdoor storage yard. The project will involve laying a new foundation and at least one masonry retaining wall per plans.