Demolition permits have been issued for a one-story masonry building at 160 N Peoria Avenue in West Loop‘s Fulton Market district, clearing the way for a 43-story mixed-use tower planned by Tucker Development and Related Midwest. With an official address of 906 W Randolph Street, the 495-foot-tall edifice will be one of West Loop’s tallest structures. The project will yield a total of 300 apartments atop ground-level retail. Among these units, 60 will be affordable, double what is required under the Affordable Requirements Ordinance. The developers have also planned to contribute roughly $4.9 million to the neighborhood opportunity fund.
The Chicago City Council has approved an adaptive reuse plan to convert a convent building into apartments at 2219 N Hamilton Avenue in Bucktown. Located on the grounds of Saint Hedwig Catholic Church, the former convent building is located at the intersection of N Hamilton Avenue and W Webster Avenue. Chedid Properties is the developer behind the project.
Construction permits have been issued for a single-story Starbucks coffee shop, located at 9438 S Ashland Avenue in the Brainerd neighborhood. The site lies at the southeast corner of a larger parking lot area, located along S Ashland Avenue and W 95th Street. Glazier Corporation is the filing owner, whose new venue will also come with a patio, landscape improvements, a parking lot, and a masonry trash enclosure. The new construction will replace a closed gas station.
Groundbreaking is expected to occur this fall after the Chicago City Council has approved the revised design for 1000M, a long-planned residential skyscraper at 1000 S Michigan Avenue in South Loop. Fronting S Michigan Avenue, the project site is an infill site between E 9th Street and E 11 Street. Currently a stalled construction site, the development already has caissons in the ground. Time Equities and JK Equities are the developers behind the project.
Work has wrapped up for a five-story mixed-use project known as “The Balaban” located at 4806 N Magnolia Avenue in Uptown. Developed by JAB Real Estate, the project is located directly west of The Uptown Theater and has replaced a former parking lot.