State Announces Plans For The Thompson Center In The Loop

The State of Illinois has selected a buyer for the controversial Thompson Center located at 100 W Randolph Street in The Loop. The building, which opened in 1985, was designed by famed architect Helmut Jahn who designed other influential Chicago structures like Terminal 1 at O’Hare International Airport. The sale represents the end of a multi-year process which began in 2018 under the previous governor.

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4001 S Normal Avenue

New Permit Issued for 4001 S Normal Avenue in New City

A new permit has been issued for a 30,000-square-foot, one-story, steel construction building at 4001 S Normal Avenue in the New City neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as Mico’s Express LLC. Plans indicate the building will be fully outfitted with sprinklers and will contain two interior storage tenant spaces, accessory offices, and outdoor storage yard. The project will involve laying a new foundation and at least one masonry retaining wall per plans.

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