700 at the River District. Rendering by Goettsch Partners

Plans Scrapped for 700 at the River District Megadevelopment in River West

Developers announced that plans have been scrapped for 700 at the River District, a multi-building development at 700 W Chicago Avenue. Located on the site of the former Chicago Tribune distribution building, the seven-acre parcel is bound by N Halsted Street, W Chicago Avenue, and the Chicago River. Nexstar Media Group and Riverside Investment & Development were the developers behind the vision.

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3637 N Central Avenue

Permits Issued for 3637 N Central Avenue in Portage Park

Construction permits have been issued for a five-story mixed-use building planned for 3637 N Central Avenue in Portage Park. Filed under the owner Innovative Markets Inc, the project will include ground-floor retail and storage space on the four floors above. The new development will replace a currently vacant grass plot, and will ultimately stand just over 57 feet in height. According to planning documents, the developer was granted approval last summer to extend the storage space into a portion of the originally designated retail space.

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Chicago Hope Academy at 731 S Washtenaw Avenue. Rendering by Team A

Plan Commission Approves Chicago Hope Academy Development at 731 S Washtenaw Avenue in East Garfield Park

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved plans for a new school and athletic facility located at 731 S Washtenaw Avenue in East Garfield Park. Spread across two acres of land, the project site is bound by W Harrison Street to the north, the Union Pacific rail lines to the east, W Taylor Street to the south, and S Washtenaw Avenue to the west. Chicago Hope Academy and Chicago Lions Charitable Association are collaborating on the proposal.

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