Drill rigs and other equipment have been spotted at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)’s future medical building in the Illinois Medical District. Officially known as the UI Health Outpatient Surgery Center and Specialty Clinics, the six-floor, 200,000-square-foot project broke ground last month, with foundation work progressing rapidly.
The Zoning Board of Appeals has granted two zoning ordinances for a future residential development at 2816 N Southport Avenue in Lake View. The project is located on an interior lot along N Southport Avenue between W Diversey Avenue and W Wolfram Street. The nearest public transportation is the 76 CTA bus accessed at the Southport and Diversey stop, only a two-minute walk away. The Diversey CTA L station, serviced by the Brown and Purple Lines is a 12-minute walk away.
Structural work is close to topping out at 800 W Fulton Market, where developer Thor Equities has planned an 18-story office tower yielding a total 472,000 square feet. Since the last construction update, two of the final floors have been added and work has begun on the glass and brick facade.
Construction is progressing on a new four-story mixed-use development at 2145 S Halsted Street in Pilsen. The interior lot is located along S Halsted Street between W Cermak Road and W 21st Place. The nearest public transportation is the 21 CTA bus accessed at the Cermak and Halsted stop at the end of the block. The Halsted CTA L station, serviced by the Orange Line, is a ten-minute walk away. Vision Group Investments LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications, reporting the development cost as $2,060,400.