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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A close-up look at Eight O Five construction

805 LaSalle

Eight O Five, the new apartment tower at 805 N LaSalle, had risen to the 22nd floor by the time of my visit yesterday. The 295-unit building will top out at 35 stories. The south-facing sundeck at Chestnut Tower provided a look down on the construction activity. I had an almost eye-level view of the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 7, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Eight O Five, 805 N LaSalle St, River North

805 N LaSalle rendering

Eight O Five is a 35-story, 295-unit apartment tower under construction at 805 N LaSalle St on Chicago’s Near North Side. The development will include ground-level retail space along Chicago Ave. The project’s developer is Smithfield Development. Berkelhamer Architects is the design architect and Antunovich Associates is the architect of record. Demolition of an existing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 25, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

An updated look down on Chicago and LaSalle

Chicago & LaSalle

It’s been six weeks since we last looked in on the site of a new 33-story, 295-unit apartment tower planned for the northeast corner of Chicago and LaSalle. At that time demolition was underway and expected to be completed within a day or two. When I looked down on the site yesterday from the sundeck ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 6, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Demolition underway for Chicago and LaSalle apartments

Chicago and LaSalle

The northeast corner of Chicago and LaSalle is the site of a new 33-story, 295-unit apartment tower with ground-floor retail space. Demolition of a two-story structure on the northern part of the site was well underway when I stopped by yesterday, and it will probably be complete within a day or two. Antunovich Associates is ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 24, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The Bernardin apartments, 747 N Wabash Ave, River North

The Bernardin

The Bernardin, 747 N Wabash Ave, is a 25-story, 171-unit boutique apartment tower in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The property also includes 201 parking spaces and 20,000 square feet of ground-level retail space. The Bernardin is named after Joseph Bernardin, a Catholic Cardinal who served as Archbishop of Chicago. The Bernardin was completed in 2005. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 11, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Revised plans for The Gateway on display tonight

The Gateway, West Loop, Chicago

One South Halsted was just one of several big proposals announced for the West Loop in 2009 and 2010. Another, The Gateway, surfaced early last year, just long enough to rile up West Loopers who seemed dead-set against any more towers along Halsted Street. (They still do, given some of the reactions we’ve seen to ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on January 31, 2011
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The Taxman cometh to the West Loop

Last fall F&F Realty of Skokie proposed a a new 514-unit apartment building and 10,000 square feet of retail space for the site of the Crowne Plaza parking lot at the southeast corner of Madison and Halsted streets in the West Loop. Today the Chicago Journal reported on another Skokie developer’s plans for the southwest ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on April 15, 2010