37 hours ago

Olympia Center duplex with stunning views returns for $3.2 million

161 East Chicago Avenue #58J4K1, Chicago IL [Compass]

    Bright Olympia Center duplex with stunning views returns for $3.2 million
    It's surprising what a difference new staging and high-quality images can make when it comes to listing a property. Take for example this slow-to-sell duplex on the 58th and 59th floor of Chicago's Olympia Center which recently returned to the market with a fresh look and a more competitive price.
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2 days ago

Morris Adjmi’s Fulton Market condo proposal shortened again

The project slated 170 N. Peoria Street was initially shown to neighbors in January as a 51-story high-rise featuring 300...

“We need to see how this all plays out,” added Chacon. “It’s ultimately up to the alderman, but we gave this project more time and reviews than I can remember—more than 111 S. Peoria. I feel we’ve done the right thing following our dialogues with the developer, the community, and local businesses.”

    Controversial Fulton Market condo proposal shortened again
    A tall, slender condo tower proposed in the heart of Chicago's Fulton Market District has reduced its height for a second time from 43 to 36 stories. The latest compromise was revealed in a letter of support from the West Central Association Chamber of Commerce, first reported by on Friday.
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2 days ago

38-story tower proposed for River North’s Clark and Barlow site

Three years after a previous, 32-story plan to redevelop the site of River North’s former Clark and Barlow hardware store failed to move forward, Vancouver-based Onni Group is back with a new design for the southwest corner of Grand Avenue and Orleans Street.

The development at 353 W. Grand will have a facade of glass, metal panels, and cladding material known as Okoskin. The latter was used on previous Brininstool & Lynch projects such as 710 W. Grand and 1355 N. Sedgwick.

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The development at 353 W. Grand will have a facade of glass, metal panels, and cladding material known as Okoskin. The latter was used on previous Brininstool & Lynch projects such as 710 W. Grand and 1355 N. Sedgwick.

The development at 353 W. Grand will have a facade of glass, metal panels, and cladding material known as Okoskin. The latter was used on previous Brininstool & Lynch projects such as 710 W. Grand and 1355 N. Sedgwick.

    38-story tower proposed for River North's Clark and Barlow site
    Three years after a previous, 32-story plan to redevelop the site of River North's former Clark and Barlow hardware store failed to move forward, Vancouver-based Onni Group is back with a new design for the southwest corner of Grand Avenue and Orleans Street.
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3 days ago

Post Office signs Walgreens as first tenant

The redevelopment of Chicago’s Old Main Post Office took a major step forward as global healthcare firm Walgreens announced a plan to move 1,800 employees to the long-vacant Art Deco structure at 433 W. Van Buren Street.

    Walgreens moving 1,800 workers to Chicago's Old Post Office
    The redevelopment of Chicago's Old Main Post Office took a major step forward as global healthcare firm Walgreens announced a plan to move 1,800 employees to the long-vacant Art Deco structure at 433 W. Van Buren Street.
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6 days ago

Downtown’s new McDonald’s shows off its cross-laminated timber design

A far cry from the kitschy memorabilia of the Rock ’n’ Roll-themed building it replaces, the essentially all-new design of River North’s flagship McDonalds at 600 N. Clark Street is finally starting to come together.

...on T3—a six-story, 270,000-square-foot mass timber office building slated for 1017 W. Division Street on Goose Island...

    Downtown's new McDonald's shows off its cross-laminated timber design
    A far cry from the kitschy memorabilia of the Rock 'n' Roll-themed building it replaces, the essentially all-new design of River North's flagship McDonalds at 600 N. Clark Street is finally starting to come together. At its heart is an innovative construction material known as Cross Laminated Timber.
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6 days ago

Logan Square adds another 100 units to hot Milwaukee Avenue corridor

The unprecedented wave of new construction taking place along Chicago’s Milwaukee Avenue is about to add another rental offering to the mix in the form of a 100-unit apartment building at 2835-2845 W. Belden Avenue in Logan Square.

    Logan Square adds another 100 units to hot Milwaukee Avenue corridor
    The unprecedented wave of new construction taking place along Chicago's Milwaukee Avenue is about to add another rental offering to the mix in the form of a 100-unit apartment building at 2835-2845 W. Belden Avenue in Logan Square. The six-story residential project from co-developers Barry Sidel and Mark Ordower landed its full, $10 million building permit on Thursday.
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Jun 12

Wicker Park’s Double Door sells for $9 million

Double Door co-owners, Sean Mulroney and Joe Shanahan, were evicted in February 2017 after fighting a contentious battle to stay at 1572 N. Milwaukee Avenue. The ground-floor has been empty since then, but tenants in the apartments above have remained.

The Damen, North and Milwaukee intersection has seen a few other changes such as the revamped, and much safer, pedestrian...

    Wicker Park's Double Door sells for $9 million
    The Double Door property in Wicker Park sold for $9.1 million to a Chicago-based developer, the longtime building owner, Brian Strauss, confirmed to Block Club Chicago . CA Ventures now owns the 17,000 square-foot, 4-story building.
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Jun 12

New apartment tower ready to rise in East Lakeview

The development at 450-454 W. Belmont will contain 80 units and 48 parking spaces

    New apartment tower ready to rise in East Lakeview
    A long-discussed apartment development is finally ready to break ground in Chicago's East Lakeview neighborhood. The upcoming project at 450-454 W. Belmont Avenue landed its full construction permit late last week. Situated just steps from Belmont Harbor and Chicago's popular Lakefront Trail, the new building will bring dozens of rental units to an apartment hungry neighborhood where demand has steadily outpaced supply.
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Jun 11

38-story tower in the works for River North’s Clark & Barlow site

...Onni Group would replace the older three-story commercial building at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue and Orleans Street with a 38-story high-rise. It would contain 356 rental units, 284 parking spaces...

Pappageorge Haymes Partners Onni presented this 32-story proposal for 353 W. Grand Avenue in 2015.

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A community meeting to discuss the 38-story tower will be hosted by Alderman Brendan Reilly and River North Residents Association. It’s set for Monday, June 18 at 6:00 p.m. at the East Bank Club at 500 N. Kingsbury Street.

    38-story tower proposed for River North's Clark & Barlow site
    Three years after first presenting plans for Chicago's former Clark & Barlow hardware store, Canadian developers are ready to take the wraps off a revised proposal for the prominent River North site. The updated proposal from Vancouver-based Onni Group would replace the older three-story commercial building at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue and Orleans Street with a 38-story high-rise.
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Jun 11

Designer-owned bungalow in Portage Park wants $390K

5230 W. Dakin Street, Chicago IL [NextHome Elite]

    Own this designer-owned bungalow in Portage Park for $390K
    While Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood is known for its healthy supply of well-maintained, turn-of-the-century bungalows, this particular example stands out from the crowd with its sunny interior and bohemian meets midcentury modern vibe. Built in 1913, the Dakin Street property acted as owner Layne Jones Postillion's blank canvas and muse.
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Jun 08

These Chicago projects won awards for eco-sensitive design

150 N. Riverside is one of Chicago’s newest skyline additions. It’s innovative design created a riverwalk...

    These Chicago projects won awards for eco-sensitive design
    On Tuesday evening, Friends of the Chicago River doled out awards to a handful of Chicago projects with designs that were particularly mindful of their water impact. The 2018 Chicago River Blue Awards recognize the work of developers, architects and municipalities for projects that are sensitive to the Chicago River watershed.
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Jun 07

Pop-up container market heads to Restaurant Row

Starting on Friday, June 15, the lot at 725 W. Randolph Street will provide a rotating roster of local entrepreneurs and business with a chance to sell and test-out products. The complex will also include an Equinox-branded sports court and an outdoor beer garden for the neighboring Haymarket Pub.

    Pop-up container market comes to West Loop's Restaurant Row
    Before Chicago's Equinox Hotel breaks ground in the Fulton Market District, the vacant site of the proposed 680-foot tower will host a temporary retail market housed in repurposed shipping containers. Starting on Friday, June 15, the lot at 725 W. Randolph Street will provide a rotating roster of local entrepreneurs and business with a chance to sell and test-out products.
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Jun 06

New Amazon Go store locations at Willis Tower, Ogilvie

Get ready—Amazon Go cashierless stores are coming to two locations in downtown Chicago. The online retailer has leased space in Willis Tower and an office tower at 500 W. Madison Street next to Ogilvie Transportation Center, according to Chicago Tribune sources.

    New Amazon Go store locations at Willis Tower, Ogilvie
    Get ready-Amazon Go cashierless stores are coming to two locations in downtown Chicago. The online retailer has leased space in Willis Tower and an office tower at 500 W. Madison Street next to Ogilvie Transportation Center, according to Chicago Tribune sources. In mid-May, the company announced Amazon Go stores would be opening in Chicago and San Francisco.
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Jun 06

In Evanston, developers file new plan for office tower

In other Evanston development news, the city recently OK’d a 17-story senior apartment complex at 1727 Oak Avenue. That building will replace a downtown surface lot with 169 age-restricted dwelling units and 136 parking spaces.

    Evanston developers file new plan for downtown office tower
    After several years of discussion-and a change in the developer and architect-an office project proposed for downtown Evanston is ready to move forward and begin navigating the city's approval process. On Friday, a team consisting of R2, Paul Janicki Architects, and Holabird & Root filed an official zoning application for the 13-story development at 1714-1720 Chicago Avenue, reported Evanston Now .
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