Illinois Bell Building. Image by CCL

Landmarks Commission Approves Preliminary Landmark Status for the Illinois Bell Building in The Loop

The Commission on Chicago Landmarks (CCL) has approved preliminary landmark status for the Illinois Bell Building in The Loop. Located at 225 W Randolph Street, the building stands at the corner of W Randolph Street and N Franklin Street. The tower rises 427 feet over 31 floors, and was constructed in 1965. The building was originally home to the headquarters of its namesake tenant, the Illinois Bell Telephone Company, while most recently home to AT&T offices.

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4300 W Roosevelt Development Site. Image by DPD

Chicago Community Development Commission Approves RFP Issuance for 4300 W Roosevelt Road in North Lawndale

The Community Development Commission has approved the request to advertise and issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the purchase and redevelopment of the properties located at 4300 W Roosevelt Road and 4301 W Fifth Avenue in North Lawndale. These lots are located in the Roosevelt/Cicero TIF Redevelopment Project Area, a 531-acre site characterized by industrial buildings and vacant industrial land.

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