Podium facade work has begun for The Bentham, a 14-story mixed-use building at 146 W Erie Street in River North. Formerly the site of an auto body shop, the near-complete project has been planned and designed by Sedgwick Development. Programming will offer 2,556 square feet of ground-level retail and 31 condominiums on the above floors.
Construction permits were recently issued for a five-story mixed-use development at 825 E 61st Street in Woodlawn. 5 Seasons Development Company is the permit’s listed owner, whose plans include ground-floor retail space, 56 units, a rooftop deck and stair enclosures, and an elevator. Parking will comprise of a 21-car ground-level garage and eight exterior parking spaces. The new structure will replace a vacant grass lot.
Construction is nearing completion for Cirrus and Cascade, two residential towers rising at 211 N Harbor Drive and 455 E Waterside Drive, respectively, in Lakeshore East. Developers Magellan and Lendlease have co-planned the project, which occupies Parcels J, K, and L within the original Lakeshore East masterplan.
Construction continues on the second phase of the adaptive reuse development dubbed Mural Park. Located at 920 W Cullerton Street in Pilsen, the building is the second of two old warehouses that are to be transformed into Class-A office space. The site for the two buildings is bound by W 19th Street to the north, S Sangamon Street to the west, W Cullerton Street to the south, and adjacent buildings to the east, with S Peoria Street enclosing the full block.
Full construction permits were recently issued for a three-story residential building at 5019 S Indiana Avenue in Bronzeville. Owned by Scott Allbright, the project will comprise of three total units and a detached house. These new structures are set to replace a currently vacant lot.