Construction is nearing completion for Cirrus and Cascade, two residential towers rising at 211 N Harbor Drive and 455 E Waterside Drive, respectively, in Lakeshore East. Developers Magellan and Lendlease have co-planned the project, which occupies Parcels J, K, and L within the original Lakeshore East masterplan.
Construction continues on the second phase of the adaptive reuse development dubbed Mural Park. Located at 920 W Cullerton Street in Pilsen, the building is the second of two old warehouses that are to be transformed into Class-A office space. The site for the two buildings is bound by W 19th Street to the north, S Sangamon Street to the west, W Cullerton Street to the south, and adjacent buildings to the east, with S Peoria Street enclosing the full block.
Full construction permits were recently issued for a three-story residential building at 5019 S Indiana Avenue in Bronzeville. Owned by Scott Allbright, the project will comprise of three total units and a detached house. These new structures are set to replace a currently vacant lot.
Developer R2 Companies has proposed a commercial development above the Kennedy Expressway at 708 W Wayman Street in the Fulton River District. Bounded by N Halsted Street to the west, W Wayman Street to the south, and train lines to the north, the site is currently a surface parking lot that tops the Kennedy Expressway.
Finishing touches are underway for Navy Pier Flyover, a one-third mile long elevated path meant to improve pedestrian and bike access around the mouth of the Chicago River. Commissioned by the Chicago Department of Transportation, the $64 million infrastructure project has been divided into three stages. The two already-completed stages connect the river to Ohio Street Beach, while the remaining third phase will integrate with Outer Drive Bridge.