Obama Presidential Center. Rendering by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

Obama Center Climbs To 16th Spot In Year-End Countdown

Taking the 16th spot on this year’s countdown is the Obama Presidential Center at 6000 S Stony Island Avenue in Jackson Park. Located within Jackson Park just south of the Museum of Science and Industry, the new center will be replacing a portion of the park that previously held a football field. Led by the Obama Foundation, the complex is being designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and landscaped by Michael van Valkenburg Associates.

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Hyde Park Labs’ Steel Structure Ascends, Securing #17 Spot in Building Countdown

Steel is making its way up Hyde Park Labs, a 13-story building within the Harper Court Complex in Hyde Park. Ranking 17th in our countdown, this 215-feet-tall mixed-use development, located at 5201 S Harper Avenue, is a collaboration between The University of Chicago, Trammell Crow Company, and Beacon Capital Partners. Having topped out its core earlier this year, the $225 million project will offer 302,000 square feet of space. The structure is primarily intended for STEM-focused companies and includes lab and office areas, as well as 4,000 square feet designated for retail and various tenant amenities.
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Details Revealed For New Community Health Hub In Austin

Details have been revealed for a new health facility at 5034 W Chicago Avenue in Austin. Located on the intersection with N Lawler Avenue, the new structure will replace a large vacant lot with a new community health hub. Plans are being developed by Stone Community Development Corp with Gregory Ramon Design Studio and TNS Studio working on its architecture.

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