With window installation now complete, the remaining metal paneling is being installed for a unique boutique office building, rising six stories at 1525 N Elston Avenue in West Town. Prior to development, the property was occupied by two masonry residential buildings and a vacant lot.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a restoration of the North Pond Nature Sanctuary in Lincoln Park. Located between N Cannon Drive and N Stockton Drive, the project looks to preserve the existing north pond which was built in the mid-1880’s. Notable sites on the North Pond include the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and Michelin-starred North Pond Restaurant.
Construction permits have been issued for a four-story residential building at Lincoln Park‘s 2215 N Halsted Street. The owner and developer, 2215 Halsted Glascott FLP, has planned eight total residences, along with a rooftop deck with pergolas.
Since Chicago YIMBY’s last update on Lendlease’s “The Reed,” a planned 41-story residential tower at 234 W Polk Street in South Loop, various new developments have taken place. Fencing and additional equipment, including a crane, are now on site, while staging areas and an access road have been built out.