YIMBY has a progress report on the 41-story residential development at 369 W Grand Avenue, with a 449-foot-tall tower that recently topped out in southwest corner of the River North neighborhood. The property is a longer-rectangle shape at the southwest corner of W Grand Avenue and N Orleans Street. The site also lies near three bus routes, including a two-minute walk west to Route 65’s Grand & Kingsbury, as well as a one-minute walk east to Route 37 and Route 125’s Orleans & Grand. Nearby CTA L access includes a seven-minute walk southeast to Merchandise Mart Station, which is serviced by the Brown and Purple Lines. Notable nearby locations also include Merchandise Mart, Chicago’s largest building, and a major restaurant scene beginning around two blocks east.
Construction is now in progress for 448 N LaSalle Drive in River North, after filing permits in March. The new office building will help extend the density along the river inland toward River North’s center. Nearby public transportation includes the adjacent Illinois & LaSalle stop along Route 65 and Route 156, as well as the three-minute walk southwest to Wells & Hubbard along Route 37 and Route 125. CTA L transit access also involves a three-minute walk southwest to Merchandise Mart Station, along the Brown and Purple Lines.
Permits were approved this week for a three-story residential building at 3012 N Leavitt Street in the West Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. Located at the intersection of N Clybourn Avenue and N Leavitt Street, the corner lot is a 23-minute walk to the Paulina CTA L stations, serviced by the Brown Line. Newell Development is listed as the owner behind the applications, reporting $1,021,800 as the cost for the overall development.
YIMBY checked on the construction of One Chicago Square, a 2.2 million-square-foot mixed-use development in River North. With the taller east tower reaching its 28th of 74 floors, and the shorter west tower reaching its 15th of 49 floors, both towers now stand close to their respective one-third marks. Additionally, the facade on the taller tower has been installed up to its 16th floor.
Foundation permits were filed earlier this year for Onni Group’s 32-story residential building at 354 N Union Avenue, at the northeast edge of West Loop. The site is bound by N Union Avenue and N Halsted Street on its east and west edges, respectively, as well as the neighboring K2 Apartments at the northern edge. Nearby bus route access includes a three-minute walk east to Route 56’s Desplaines & Fulton, as well as a seven-minute walk northwest to Route 8’s Halsted & Hubbard. Access to the CTA L includes the Grand Station serviced by the Blue Line, which is an eight-minute walk northwest, and the Clinton Station serviced by the Green and Pink Lines which is a ten-minute walk southeast. Beyond bus and light rail, the property sits at a major transit junction between the Kennedy Expressway, Metra rail lines, and Union Pacific rail lines.