740 Fulton part of new vibe in Fulton Market

740 W. Fulton

The September issue of New Homes Magazine gives the backstory on 740 Fulton, the West Loop high-rise from The Thrush Companies:

In the mid-1990s, the West Loop was largely a gritty postindustrial district with no major grocery store and few amenities. Chase, president and CEO of The Thrush Companies and himself a West Loop resident, built major residential projects such as Block X (1996) and Block Y (1999). These and other developments helped transform the neighborhood into the growing residential enclave of galleries, boutiques and upscale restaurants that it is today.

Chase argues that 740 Fulton, Thrush’s new 14-story boutique condo building, is having a similar effect in the Fulton Market District, a slice of the West Loop that’s bounded by Lake Street, Carroll Avenue, Aberdeen Street and the Dan Ryan Expressway and known mostly for its meat-packing plants.

Read more at New Homes Magazine online.

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