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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1150 W. Adams – Soul City Church

Development Proposal On Monday, June 13, Jarrett Stevens, pastor from Soul City Church and Tim Swanson from Cannon Design presented their plans for the expansion of Soul City Church just east of its current location at 1150 W. Adams in the 27th Ward. The new facility will include a 1,000-seat...

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“It’s Your Park Day” at Skinner Park

Thanks to everyone that came out to Skinner Park on Saturday, June 18 for the Chicago Parks Foundation’s “It’s Your Park Day“!  From 9 am until well into the afternoon, over 30 people came out to help pull weeds, spread mulch, and pick up trash to help make Skinner Park...

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Community Meeting on Development – Recap

Meeting Summary On Monday, June 20, Neighbors of West Loop (NOWL) hosted a community meeting on the rapid pace of development in the West Loop. Specific topics included an overview of NOWL, the Neighborhood Opportunity Bonus, the NOWL Neighborhood Plan, and an open discussion. If you could not join the...

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848 W Randolph – Nobu Hotel

On Monday, June 13, Rolando Acosta from Acosta Ezgur, LLC along with Spiro Tsaparas and Mark Hunt from 854 Randolph, LLC presented the updated proposal for 848 W Randolph (Nobu). 848 W Randolph is in the 27th Ward. The location is currently a vacant lot. The new facility will include...

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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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