Author Archives: WestAdmin

1134 W. Washington – Publishing House B&B

Development Proposal On Monday, September 12, 2016, owner Shawn Uldridge presented Publishing House Bed & Breakfast, which is planned to open at 1134 W. Washington Blvd in the spring of 2017. The former Museum of Holography, the building includes a garden/basement level and three stories above. The project will include...

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905 & 942 W. Fulton – Thor

Development Proposal On Monday, August 8, 2016, Geoff Ross from Thor Equities and Krista Weir of Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture presented two proposed office/retail building developments along Fulton Street. The first development involves the restoration and expansion of two existing historic buildings on the southwest corner of Fulton and Peoria (905...

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855 W. Adams – Acosta Ezgur

Development Proposal On Monday, August 8, 2016, representatives from Acosta Ezgur, Fitzgerald Architects, and Crayton Advisors presented a proposed 168 ft (15-story) building along Peoria between Adams and Jackson (211 S. Peoria/855 W. Adams). The building, which would replace an existing two-story commercial building and parking lot, would include 267...

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801 W. Lake – Shapack Partners

Development Proposal On Monday, August 8, 2016, Jeff Shapack from Shapack Partners and Tim Anderson from Focus Development presented a proposed 20-story (240 ft) extended-stay hotel on the southwest corner of Lake and Halsted (178 N. Halsted/801 W. Lake). The site sits within the “Lake Street Business and Service” area...

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The Neighborhood Plan Update 9.30.16

As announced at the June 20 Community Meeting on Development, Neighbors of West Loop, working with the community and other local organizations, has embarked on an effort to develop the Neighborhood Plan, a resident-driven vision for the future of the West Loop. Building on the June 20 meeting, which was...

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CAPS Beat 1224 – August Meeting

Beat Meeting-CAPS Beat 1224      8/3/16 Thank you everyone for attending and being a part of the conversation about our community. Thank you to restaurant and bar owners who were also present.  Attending the Beat Meeting is a recommend part of the liquor license holder and shows the community, City of...

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Development Committee July Meeting

Overview The July meeting of the Neighbors of West Loop Development Committee did not include any developer presentations.  Instead, the attendees discussed several topics, as described below. Feedback on Recently Presented Developments 848 W. Randolph (Nobu Hotel): The committee identified parking as the top issue for this development.  May will...

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110 N. Carpenter – Sterling Bay

On Wednesday, July 20 Fred Krol and other representatives of Sterling Bay presented their plans for 110 N. Carpenter/1045 W. Randolph in the 27th Ward, which will house the future McDonald’s global headquarters. The building is planned to be 150 ft in height (125 ft to the brick parapet of...

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833 W. Jackson – Crayton Advisors

Development Proposal On Monday, June 13, representatives of Crayton Advisors presented a proposed rooftop penthouse on the existing property at 833 W. Jackson in the 27th Ward. The building is located near 850 W. Jackson (an office building), Jak’s Tap, a parking lot, and other properties owned by Crayton Partners....

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15-27 N. May/1111 W. Washington – Peerless Real Estate

Development Proposal On Monday, June 13 Matthew Wilbur of Macon Construction, representatives of Peerless Real Estate, and Jill Hart with A Curated Wall presented a proposed two-building development located along May Street in the 25th Ward and on Washington Boulevard in the 27th Ward. The buildings will provide large, single-family...

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