Tag: Near West Side

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New Medical District apartments may start next spring

New Medical District apartments may start next spring

The Gazette is reporting that construction is targeted to begin next spring on a $300 million development in the Illinois Medical District, a 560 ...
NIMBYs get in over their head, get hung out to dry

NIMBYs get in over their head, get hung out to dry

According to DNAinfo, the Medical District Apartments (MDA) was apparently willing to sell its two-story parking garage for the development of a W ...
Echelon’s luxury apartments conquer Chicago’s cold

Echelon’s luxury apartments conquer Chicago’s cold

Residents at Echelon at K Station can almost pretend that Chicago isn't experiencing its worst winter conditions in decades. Well … almost. The luxury ...
A peek inside the new Presidential Towers

A peek inside the new Presidential Towers

I visited Presidential Towers (PT) last week in the company of David Scharfenberg, who became the General Manager of the West Loop property just s ...
A first look inside K2, Chicago’s newest apartments

A first look inside K2, Chicago’s newest apartments

K2, the luxury high-rise at 365 N Halsted in the Fulton River District, is opening ahead of schedule, with first occupancies set for March 1st. ...
An affordable short-term haven for Chicago medical patients, families

An affordable short-term haven for Chicago medical patients, families

Chicago's world-class medical facilities make it a destination for patients from around the country and around the world. Patients who need to ...
An aerial progress report on the CHA’s Plan for Transformation

An aerial progress report on the CHA’s Plan for Transformation

Crain's Chicago Business has a report on the impact of the market downturn on the redevelopment of Chicago Housing Authority projects pursuant to ...
Construction check – Pete’s Fresh Market on Madison

Construction check – Pete’s Fresh Market on Madison

A month ago we noted that construction was slated to start this month on the new Pete's Fresh Market at the southeast corner of Madison and Wester ...
Acreage at Metro Place available for sale

Acreage at Metro Place available for sale

Crain's is reporting that 4.67 acres of vacant land is available at Metro Place, a failed development on the Near West Side. The asking price is $ ...
Will Pete’s Fresh Market revive Madison and Western?

Will Pete’s Fresh Market revive Madison and Western?

Pete's Fresh Market had a ceremonial groundbreaking on a Near West Side site at the southeastern corner of Madison and Western several weeks ago, ...
More apartments proposed for Near West Side

More apartments proposed for Near West Side

Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily is reporting that Bond Cos., a local developer, is planning a mixed-use development on the site of a former Ch ...
New construction in Chicago, then and now

New construction in Chicago, then and now

What a difference five years makes! Five years ago today we were – Reporting the imminent start of construction at Aqua Touting 1349 S Wabash ...
Quote of the day – Chicago’s affordable hosing program

Quote of the day – Chicago’s affordable hosing program

We first wrote about Madison Estates, a development in the 2200 block of West Madison on Chicago's Near West Side, back in January of 2007 – a dif ...
Incentives, value prices add to the appeal of West End’s location

Incentives, value prices add to the appeal of West End’s location

The new homes at West End at Jackson Square are conveniently located near the Eisenhower Expressway, Medical District and United Center, just a fe ...
Near West Side, one of YoChicago’s hottest neighborhoods of 2006

Near West Side, one of YoChicago’s hottest neighborhoods of 2006

We're taking a brief look at the state of each of the eight neighborhoods we spotlighted as Chicago's hottest back in June of 2006. We've already ...
From church to condo in Little Italy

From church to condo in Little Italy

Mark Boyer at Curbed has gotten a kick out of the number of church conversions going on around town, and recently published a post about one at 10 ...
Near West Side grocer finally on its way

Near West Side grocer finally on its way

The Near West Side and East Garfield Park will move one step closer toward getting a much-needed grocery store next month, when Pete's Fresh Marke ...
Loft living: An architect’s brick-and-timber space, priced at $565K

Loft living: An architect’s brick-and-timber space, priced at $565K

One of the newest arrivals among timber lofts for sale is unit #1 at the Ogden Lofts, 1650 W Ogden Ave. The 2,500 square-foot space is owned and d ...
New magnet school planned for old Jefferson School in University Village

New magnet school planned for old Jefferson School in University Village

Following months of lobbying by area residents, Chicago Public Schools approved a plan to open a new K-8 magnet school in the former Jefferson School ...
‘Gold Coast amenities’ at 2620 W Washington St? That IS Bold.

‘Gold Coast amenities’ at 2620 W Washington St? That IS Bold.

"The building, which was built in 1926, is located directly in the path of progress," says the website for Bold L&H Lofts. In the path? No wonder ...
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