Caisson permits have been issued for the planned mixed-use development at 626 S Wabash Avenue in South Loop. YIMBY reported on the project in August 2021 under the address 630 S Wabash Avenue. The project is being developed by DAC Developments in tandem with Melrose Ascension Capital. The lot is currently vacant.
Additional construction permits were issued last week for the Madison + Carpenter project which will yield a six-story mixed-use building at 6 N Carpenter Street in West Loop. Permits were issued directly to the project developer ZSD. As YIMBY reported in April, foundation work is well underway.
Demolition and site clearing work is now underway for a 25-story mixed-use tower at 868 N Wells Street, the second building in the broader “North Union” scheme set to transform the north end of Chicago’s skyline. The tower will yield 428 rental units atop 12,000 square feet of retail. Currently underway the sibling tower at 920 N Wells Street is making significant construction progress, with much of the first floor’s superstructure now taking shape. This slightly shorter building will stand 18 stories and offer 10,000 square feet of retail and 228 apartments.
The Community Development Commission has approved the land sale for the upcoming mixed-use development located at 9200 S Burley Avenue in South Chicago. The project was planned by Interfaith Housing Development Corporation and Claretian Associates. The site itself sits at the southwest corner of E 92nd Street and S Burley Avenue.
Permits were issued last week for the demolition of a two-story commercial building located at 210 W Chestnut Street in Near North Side neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as 920 N Wells Street LLC. The demolition permit indicates the building demolished has a masonry exterior and the scope of removal includes the slab foundation. As of now, no plans appear to have been submitted to upgrade any of the zoning designations for this property and there is currently no information on any future constructions at the site.