Construction has reached the fifth and final floor at Rauner Family Veteran Studios, located at 2908 W Roosevelt Road in North Lawndale. Spearheaded by A Safe Haven Foundation in partnership with KMA Companies and the City of Chicago, the residential development will contain 90 efficiency residences primarily designated for veterans.
Recent photos show demolition progress of an existing two-story masonry building, helping to clear the way for a new 11-story residential building at 1454 W Randolph Street in West Loop. Planned by Marquette Companies, the development will consist of 242 units, ranging in size from smaller studios/convertibles to larger one- and two-bedroom units.
Window installation and exterior work is wrapping up on Cunningham Hall, a nine-story residential building originally designed in 1955 by famous German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Located at 3100 S Michigan Avenue on the northeastern edge of the main campus in Bronzeville, the structure was built by Mies van der Rohe as part of his campus plan and used as on-campus apartments. Illinois Institute of Technology is leading the renovation of the building.
Construction permits have been issued for a four-story residential building at 2448 W Diversey Avenue in Avondale. The owner, filed under Padraig McGuire, is planning three units for the project. The project will also feature a basement, a front-facing deck on the fourth floor, a rear first-floor terrace, rear decks on the upper three floors, and a rooftop deck. As far as parking, the owner also plans a three-car detached garage with an additional rooftop deck.