The Committee on Design has reviewed plans for the mixed-use expansion of the Black Ensemble Theater (BE) at 4427 N Clark Street in Uptown. Dubbed ‘The Free To BE Village’ and located across the street from the theater’s current building, the new development will replace a one-story commercial building and surface parking lot. Developed by the theater itself, they have contracted a design group made up of Nia Architects, Gensler, and Site Design Group for the work.
A construction permit has been approved for a new retail development at 2400 W 24th Street in Marshall Square. The one-story masonry structure will be a drive-thru Dunkin’ outlet, whose listed owner is Sanjeev Khatau.
The facade of the 19-story “Arthur on Aberdeen,” a mixed-use development at 210 N Aberdeen Street in Fulton Market, is closing in on its roofline. Under the direction of LG Development Group, the project fits into an L-shaped plot on the block, bound by Aberdeen Street to the east and May Street to the west. The core programming within the 420,000 square feet of space includes 363 residential units and 10,000 square feet dedicated to retail.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the mixed-use development at 375 N Morgan Street in Fulton Market. Also located at the address of 901 W Kinzie Street, the project will sit directly behind the Guinness Open Gate Brewery and replace a vacant lot. We recently covered the proposal when its application was submitted last week, now it has received its approval and developer LP Holdings 375 LLC can proceed with the Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture-designed tower.
A construction permit has been issued for a new restaurant located at 5954 S Kedzie Avenue in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. This development, replacing what was previously an undeveloped parking lot, is owned by Jim Marneris.