27th Ward

725 W. Randolph (Related Midwest)

Development Proposal On Monday, October 9, representatives of Related Midwest presented a proposal for a 680 ft (58-story) hotel/apartment building/gym located on the south side of Randolph between the expressway and Halsted. The developer has purchased all of the buildings on the parcel between Randolph and Court Place (including the...

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900 W. Randolph (Related Midwest/Tucker Development)

(Refer to a prior presentation on this property here.) Development Proposal On Monday, October 9, Curt Bailey, Ann Thompson, and Mike Ellch of Related Midwest and Rich and Aaron Tucker of Tucker Development presented an updated proposal for a high-rise residential project on Peoria Street just north of Randolph. This project...

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801 W. Lake/167 N. Green – Third Presentation (Shapack Partners)

(Please see our earlier blog post for an overview of Shapack Partners’ second presentation on this development at the NoWL Development Committee’s November, 2016 meeting.) Second Updated Proposal On Monday, September 11, 2017, Jeff Shapack returned a third time to present to the Development Committee about this project, now known as...

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NoWL Statement on Draft West Loop Design Guidelines

September 18, 2017 Re:  Draft West Loop Design Guidelines Dear Mr. Garcia, Neighbors of West Loop (NoWL) would like to thank the City Department of Planning & Development (DPD) for initiating the process of creating design guidelines for the portion of the West Loop located west of I-90/94 and for...

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820 W. Fulton Market (Thor Equities)

Development Proposal Monday evening, May 10, 2017, on behalf of Thor Properties, Sophie Bidek of Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture and Katie Jahnke Dale of DLA Piper Law presented a proposal for the construction/rehabilitation of the 820 W. Fulton Market properties (816-824 W. Fulton Market).  The proposal includes the renovation of an...

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113 N. May Street (Sterling Bay)

Development Proposal On Monday evening, May 8, 2017, Fred Krol and Anthony Hrusovksy of Sterling Bay, LLC, accompanied by Katie Jahnke Dale of DLA Piper Law, presented plans for the development of the northeast corner of May Street and Washington Boulevard.  The proposed plan is for a 19-story (199 feet...

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Zoning Requests (Acosta Ezgur)

On Monday, May 8, Michael Ezgur of of Acosta Ezgur presented three proposed zoning changes, listed below. Each of these zoning requests are headed to committee in May. Rooftop deck at 820 W. Jackson (27th Ward) The existing building at this location is a legal, non-conforming structure zoned as DS-3.  The...

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328 N. Carptenter (Madison Capital)

Development Proposal Tuesday evening, April 18, 2017, Kyle Cohen and Julija Vallee of Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture along with Jonathon Ratner and Justin Cesario of Madison Capital and Katie Jahnke Dale of DLA Piper Law presented a proposed 7-story (79 feet to the roof and a total of 100 feet tall...

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172 N. Ada (Marquette Companies)

Development Proposal Tuesday evening, April 18, 2017, Jeff Prosapio of Marquette Companies along with David Brininstool and Josh Voon of Brininstool & Lynch and Katie Jahnke Dale of DLA Piper Law presented a proposal for a 2-tiered structure at 172 N. Ada Street (currently a surface parking lot).  The Lake...

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