Author Archives: WestAdmin

1210 W. Lake – R^2 Companies

    Matt Duhig with R^2 and Bernie Citron & Talar Hovnanian of Thompson Coburn met with the NOWL Development Committee to discuss a proposed development at 1210 W. Lake Street. R^2 currently owns the building, which has Wizard Werks auto body shop as its sole tenant. Wizard Works expressed...

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156 N. Jefferson – Gerding Edlen

Matt Edlund with Gerding Edlen Development and Donald Copper with GREC Architects met with the NOWL Development Committee to present a proposed development at 156 N. Jefferson. The property is located between Jefferson and Des Plaines, one half block north of Randolph. There is an alley just north of the...

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Community Meeting June 20: West Loop Development

Neighbors of West Loop (NOWL) invites you to participate in a community meeting on Monday, June 20th to discuss development in the West Loop, the recently adopted Neighborhood Opportunity Fund, and its potential impact on the West Loop. During the meeting NOWL will also introduce the Neighborhood Plan, a new initiative...

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171 N Green (Bridgford Food Corporation)

Representatives from property owner Bridgford Food Corporation, attorney DLA Piper, and architect Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture presented a proposed 13-story (153 ft) building on the site of the Bridgford Foods, which sits within the “Lake Street Business and Service” area of the Fulton Market Innovation District Plan. The proposal also includes...

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900 W Randolph (Tucker Development)

Representatives from developer Tucker Development, attorney DLA Piper, and architect OKW presented their plans for the renovation of several properties and the construction of a proposed 19-story (+194 ft) building on the site occupied by Quality Foods (900 W. Randolph). Located within the “Lake Street Business and Service” area of...

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845 W Madison (John Buck Company)

Representatives from the John Buck Company presented to the NOWL Development Committee about a proposed residential structure with four towers up to 17 stories (189 ft) in height. The building would include 620 rental units ranging from studios (550 sq ft average size) to three-bedroom units (1,150 sq ft), 6,700...

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1032 W. Fulton

Date: Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 During the February Development Committee meeting (2/8/16), representatives from Summit Design + Build (developer, owner), Hartstone Plunkard Architeture, and attorney DLA Piper presented a proposed expansion of the three-story building located at 1032 W. Fulton (corner of Carpenter and Fulton). The developer plans to build...

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Urban Belly – Worth the Walk

It is easy for some West Loopers on the east end of the West Loop to overlook Chef Bill Kim’s Urban Belly and its sister restaurant, Belly Q, when thinking about where to get dinner in the ‘hood. But these gems at the western edge of the West Loop (at 1400 W....

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West Loop Holiday Fun

The holiday season is in full swing, and the West Loop was home to several family events this past Saturday. With the kids in tow, we headed out in search of Santa, snacks, and holiday cheer! Our first stop of the day was the “Polar Bear Palooza” at the new...

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1330 W Fulton (Sterling Bay)

At the November meeting of the NOWL Development Committee, Scott Goodman with Sterling Bay presented their concept for a new office building with ground floor retail and an attached parking garage at 1330 W. Fulton Street. Known as Fulton West, the project would complete a partially-built structure that was originally...

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