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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

JDL adds more apartments to Old Town development surge

Aerial view of Old Town

After years of inactivity the southern part of Old Town has become a hotbed of new construction. JDL Development and Harlem Irving Cos are proposing a 5-story building with 71 apartments and ground-floor retail on a site directly across the street from the recently opened, rapidly renting 250-unit 1225 Old Town apartments. Construction recently began ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 21, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New apartment Fitz and starts

Atrium Village aerial rendering

FitzGerald Associates‘ email newsletter arrives with the subject line “All the News That’s Fitz,” making the architectural firm a fit target for headline puns. Yesterday’s edition alerted us to final City Council zoning approvals for two projects – one that was familiar (Atrium Village, albeit with an unfamiliar rendering, above) and another that wasn’t (200 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 9, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Plan Commission advances Atrium Village proposal

Atrium Village, FitzGerald Associates rendering

The Sun-Times’ David Roeder is reporting that the Chicago Plan Commission has approved a proposal for the redevelopment of the 7-acre Atrium Village site at Division and Wells Streets in Old Town. The first phase of the project would reportedly be a residential high-rise at the southwest corner of Division and Wells. The scope of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 20, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Atrium Village files Planned Development application

FitzGerald Associates rendering, Atrium Village

The ambitious plan for Atrium Village has taken a step forward with the filing of a Planned Development application with the city. Plans for the 7-acre site call for a five-phase development with 1,673 residences and retail space in 8- to 44-story buildings totaling more than 2,000,000 square feet. A recent news release elaborates: When ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 4, 2011