Initial Details Revealed For New Hotel In Chinatown

Initial details have been revealed for the mixed-use development at 2116 S Clark Street in Chinatown. Located on the eastern edge of the neighborhood just north of the intersection with W Cermak Road, the proposal would replace an empty lot next to the railroad tracks on the west. While an architect is unknown, the project is being brought forward by Century 21 Realty Associates and HMC Realty & Management.

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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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