The final decision on passing the landmarking of the proposed Pilsen Historic District has been pushed off until 2021, after the Commission on Chicago Landmarks (CCL) and the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) requested a six-month extension from Chicago City Council. This extension will push the decision until the end of January 2021, with the final landmark decision going into effect on February 1st, 2021 if no other action is taken.
Construction work is nearing completion on Porte Chicago, a two-tower mixed-use development at 845 W Madison Street in the West Loop. Located on a full block lot, the site is bounded by W Madison Street to the north, W Monroe Street to the south, S Peoria Street to the west, and S Green Street to the east. The project is designed by architect GREC Studio and co-developed by the John Buck Company and Lendlease.
Santiago Calatrava’s distinct red sculpture, known officially as “Constellation,” is currently awaiting its full assembly in the Fulton River District, just west of The Loop‘s north edge.