Ground-floor brickwork is now making its way up the six-story residential building at 2700 N Sheffield Avenue in Lincoln Park. The 85-foot-tall edifice will be the third building in the apartment complex known as Edith Spurlock Apartments, residing between the two existing brick buildings that are being renovated alongside the new construction.
Another residential build is coming to the West Loop. Riverside Investment & Development is partnering with Blue Star Properties to co-develop a 14-story building with plans for 198 units to be located at 566 W Van Buren Street. The project is planned for the northeast intersection of Jefferson and Van Buren. The lot is currently occupied by a parking lot and two retail buildings.
Permits were issued on Monday for the construction of a new three-story residential building. The future project will be located at 1646 W Diversey Parkway in Lake View. The owner is listed as Eirpol LLC and plans indicate that there will be six total dwelling units. Michael S Cox is listed as the architect of record. This will be a masonry building with a rooftop deck, and a detached six-vehicle garage. No drawings or renderings have been made public.
The University of Chicago and developers Beacon Capital Partners and Trammell Crow have unveiled the new designs and scope of Harper Courts Phase 2 in Hyde Park. The proposed 13-story medical research office building will support nearly 300,000 square feet of lab space, one-sixth of which will be set aside for the University of Chicago. The contained block lies just west of the railroad tracks, bound by E 52nd Street to the north, S Lake Park Avenue to the east, E 53rd Street to the south, and S Harper Avenue to the west.
Last Wednesday, developer Draper & Kramer presented preliminary plans for its residential development at 1649 N Halsted Street in Old Town. YIMBY previously reported on the upcoming project located north of the intersection with W North Avenue. The project would replace the multi-building complex of the Royal George Theater and its adjoining parking garage.