1 hour ago

Four West Loop high-rise projects land building permits

...Gr333n, the 19-story office tower replacing a parking lot across from Coyne College at 333 N. Green Street. The Sterling Bay-developed and Gensler-designed building scored a building permit on April 12...

...the city issued the first permit for a 15-story twin apartment tower complex at 939 W. Washington Boulevard. Known as Union West, this development from ZOM Living and Verde Communities includes 358 rental...

...low-rise building from the site, foundation work is likely to follow. Eckenhoff Saunders Architects 113 N. May Street...

...the Hamburger University training program at McDonald’s soon-to-open world HQ at nearby 110 N. Carpenter Street. The site is already fenced off and crews are prepping for construction. Fitzgerald Associates Architects

...forward in the last few days was Milieu—a 19-story apartment project slated for 205 S. Peoria Street. Although the 275-unit development from White Oak Realty Partners and Crayton Advisors scored a...

...Crayton Advisors scored a foundation permit, the existing low-rise building at the corner of Adams and Peoria still needs to come down before construction can officially begin. Milieu targets a summer 2019...

    Four West Loop high-rise projects are ready to break ground
    With Spring in the air, the last two weeks saw construction in Chicago's West Loop shift into high gear thanks to four major projects landing building permits in rapid succession. Featuring office, hotel, residential, and retail components, the quartet illustrate the diversity of new developments flooding the area west of the Kennedy Expressway.
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1 hour ago

Sterling Bay gets $182 million loan for West Loop office project

Developer Sterling Bay obtained a $181.5 million construction loan from Wells Fargo for a 19-story office project at 333 N. Green St., the Real Deal reported.

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4 hours ago

One of Taylor Street’s Oldest Italian Restaurants Is Closing

...longest-running restaurants. RoSal’s Italian Cucina, which has been open for 28 years at 1154 W. Taylor Street, will close for good on May 13, ownership announced on Facebook: “We are super excited...

    One of Taylor Street's Oldest Italian Restaurants is Closing
    Chicago's Little Italy on Taylor Street will lose one of its longest-running restaurants. RoSal's Italian Cucina, which has been open for 28 years at 1154 W.
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5 hours ago

The Honeycomb Project added 15 new photos — a...

Thank you to all the families that helped us this past Sunday at Whole Foods South Loop to make 40 healthy sack lunches for youth in need being served by La Casa Norte! We would like to thank Charmaine for leading the project and Whole Foods for donating the kitchen space. We want to say thank you to Charmaine and Angelika for leading the project. Lastly, we want to say a big thank you to Roberto and Jasmine from La Casa Norte for coming to speak to our group about why the lunches are so important.

    The Honeycomb Project
    Thank you to all the families that helped us this past Sunday at Whole Foods South Loop to make 40 healthy sack lunches for youth in need being served by La Casa Norte! We would like to thank...
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Here's how to make BellyQ chef Bill Kim’s excellent Korean pesto

1400 W. Randolph St., Chicago West Loop/Fulton Market IL 60607

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...Kim will give an in-store talk and recipe demo at Read It and Eat (2142 N. Halsted, 773-661-6158) that features his Korean barbecue skirt steak with kimchi pesto and brussels...

    Here's how to make BellyQ chef Bill Kim's excellent Korean pesto
    I haven't always been gentle when I've written about Bill Kim's food. I've long been of the (immensely unpopular) opinion that the former fine-dining chef behind the immensely popular BellyQ (and erstwhile Urban Belly and Belly Shack) tends to oversaturate his food with too many disparate influences. Guess what?
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12 hours ago

  • Chairs for Us Part One!

    Mrs. Lasisi is asking for $615.45:
    My students need 16 new chairs for our collaborative classroom tables and because students learn better when they have comfortable seating.
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Updated 13 hours ago

Fulton Market apartments, St. Boniface condo plan clear key city vote

...story, 220-foot Fulton Market apartment tower set to replace the Fabbri Sausage factory at 166 N. Aberdeen. Developed by MCZ and penned by SCB, the approved design will contain 236 rental units...

Lastly, the Commission passed a somewhat unusual zoning amendment “clarifying” that the apartment development at 1350 S. Union Avenue will contain no more than 99 units. The University Village project’s been under construction since early 2017 and is expected to be completed soon.

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...a previous approved plan was amended, clearing way for a new seven-story building at 171 N. Wabash. Designed by HPA, the mixed-use building will feature 81 rental units, 5,500 square...

The commissioners gave the official thumbs up to pair of large utility projects. They included a 12-acre facility for Peoples Gas at 4025 W. Peterson Avenue in Chicago’s North Park neighborhood and an even larger 30-acre Commonwealth Edison complex at 3400 N. California Avenue in Avondale.

The commissioners gave the official thumbs up to pair of large utility projects. They included a 12-acre facility for Peoples Gas at 4025 W. Peterson Avenue in Chicago’s North Park neighborhood and an even larger 30-acre Commonwealth Edison complex at 3400 N. California Avenue in Avondale.

Other approved projects were a Gold Coast retail development at 1139 N. State Street, a 35-unit residential building at 2317 N. Clark Street in Lincoln Park, a 134...

...Gold Coast retail development at 1139 N. State Street, a 35-unit residential building at 2317 N. Clark Street in Lincoln Park, a 134-unit mixed-income senior housing development in Calumet Heights, an...

Commission approves an addition to Lakeview's Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School at 3731 N. Broadway. The new four-story structure will contain 34,000 square feet of space for new classrooms and a gym. pic.twitter.com/6LugGe3SSr — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) April 19, 2018

Commission approves the plan for the Montclare #CalumetHeights development at 9329 S. Stony Island Ave., which will offer 134 units of senior housing. The $34 million project would receive $3 million in TIF assistance. pic.twitter.com/U1E5tMduJY — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) April 19, 2018

Commission approves @GothamGreens' plan for a commercial greenhouse at 720 E. 111th St. in the #Pullman neighborhood. pic.twitter.com/zunYfJq1Kh — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) April 19, 2018

    Fulton Market apartments, St. Boniface condo plan clear key city vote
    Thursday's meeting of the Chicago Plan Commission saw a number of new developments approved over the course of the long-more than six hours-and topsy-turvy public hearing. This month's meeting was particularly eventful as nearly two dozen activists interrupting the proceedings to protest the Obama Foundation's lacks of a formalized community benefits agreement with regards to the proposed Obama Presidential Center.
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  • When the St. Boniface School was demolished the facade was removed for preservation. Any idea what happened to it?

  • Chicago Real Estate Agent I am a real estate agent with @properties.

    @Lionel Mandrake I bet the Archdiocese of Chicacgo has it in storage. You could call their real estate department and they might be able to tell you.

30 hours ago

Sunday picks: Engelbert Humperdinck plays Arcada Theatre

...la Peña's Newberry-winning and Caldecott-honored book starting Tuesday at The Station, 100 S. Racine Ave., Chicago. $35. (312) 374-8835 or chicagochildrenstheatre.org. 10:30 a.m. and 12:30...

...with Chicago alternative rockers Molehill. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $16.50. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com...

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...Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. then Monday at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, Chicago. $25-$78. (312) 551-1414 or baroque.org. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April...

...0001; then at Parkway Bank Park, 5437 Park Place, Rosemont. (847) 813-0484; then at 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago. $35 plus a two-item purchase. (312) 337-4027 or zanies.com. 7 p...

• Marina City, Phangs, Grayson DeWolfe, Better Love, Jet Black Alley Cat: 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $12. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

• Curt Cohiba, Lulu Be, The King of Mars, DJ Skoli: 8 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Emporium, 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Free. (773) 697-7922 or emporiumchicago.com.

• Sirenia, Threat Signal, Valinor Excelsior, Dire Peril, Guardsman: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Reggies, 2109 S. State St., Chicago. $18-$20. (312) 949-0120 or reggieslive.com.

• mc chris, Bitforce: 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $22-$25. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

• Dana Murray & Manifesto, The Bank Notes, Chicago Loud 9: 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted St., Chicago. $10-$12. (773) 248-8400 or tonicroom.ticketfly.com.

• District 97, The Cyberiam, Grape Juice Plus: 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Reggies Rock Club, 2105 S. State St., Chicago. $10. (312) 949-0120 or reggieslive.com.

    Sunday picks: Engelbert Humperdinck plays Arcada Theatre
    British pop star Engelbert Humperdinck ("Release Me," "After the Lovin'") returns to perform in concert today at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. $59-$99. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com. 4 p.m. Sunday, April 22 Fans of roller coasters and thrill rides can get their fix at this season's Opening Weekend at Six Flags Great America, 1 Great America Parkway, Gurnee.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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