Initial details have been revealed for a mixed-use development at 370 N Carpenter Street in the West Loop. Located on the southwest corner with W Kinzie Street and across the way from Fulton Labs, the proposal will replace a one-story commercial building and its surrounding parking lot. The project is being brought forward by Sterling Bay who is working with an undisclosed architect.
The exterior facade work of the new Computer Design Research and Learning Center at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), located at 900 W Taylor Street in Little Italy, is nearing exterior completion. The five-story educational addition will seamlessly connect with the pre-existing Science and Engineering Labs building, further augmenting UIC’s capabilities in its computer science curriculum and associated research endeavors.
A new residential development has received a construction permit at 5446 S Kimbark Avenue in Hyde Park. The three-story building will house three units, including a first-floor duplex with an integrated basement unit. Additional features include new front balconies on each floor, a three-story rear metal porch, and new fencing. The development includes parking, featuring a two-car garage with a roof deck and an additional one-car garage.
YIMBY recently spoke with Larry Booth, a founding member of the Chicago Seven and principal at Booth Hansen, about his latest book, “Modern Beyond Style and the Pursuit of Beauty.” With a career spanning decades, Booth has significantly influenced both Chicago’s architecture and the wider field. In the following interview, he discusses insights from his new book and reflects on key milestones and challenges that have shaped his work
Initial details have been revealed for the potential redevelopment of the former People’s Gas site at 3000 S Pitney Court in Bridgeport. Located on the intersection with S Archer Avenue and bound by Bubbly Creek to the west, the large vacant site was recently sold to new owners. Those owners being The Chinese American Service League (CASL) according to Crain’s Business.