Chicago Development News
News, maps, photo galleries, and essays detailing Chicago's development boom, including information on proposals for the West Loop, Lakeshore East, Wolf Point, River North, and other areas.
Meet the next generation of supertall buildings.
A look at the 58 projects in the pipeline.
Known as the Orchard, the seven-story project offers 32 residences starting at around $1.5 million.
Crews are still taking protective measures as they adapt to dealing with the global pandemic.
Using federal tax credits, the upcoming projects will add 1,083 units to Chicago’s affordable housing supply.
The 32-story building will rise just south of K2 at K Station.
The two-tower plan for 400 N. Lake Shore Drive ditches the hotel rooms, slashes parking, and gets a 225-foot haircut.
The Ogden Commons brings housing, retail, healthcare, and film studios to West Side neighborhood.
Avenir is the first building to have the MIT-created technology
The Standard Club on Plymouth Court will close.
The massive development transforms the former H2O Plus site near Mary Bartelme Park.
Dozens of projects rising over 100 feet are in the works.
Here’s what you need to know about the return of coach houses, granny flats, and other accessory units.
Downtown’s luxury apartment boom isn’t ready to give up the ghost just yet.
The proposal replaces a vacant Wal-Mart Express at the corner of Franklin and Chicago.
The 220-unit development is expected to welcome residents this spring.
The redesigned project will rise 33 stories and bring 555 rental units to the hot West Loop area.
The nearly 700-unit skyscraper welcomed its first renters in January.
The Near South Side project will begin work on 3 million square feet of buildings within the year.
The city’s tax-increment financing districts aren’t going away, but will face greater scrutiny under the mayor’s plan.
The long-discussed project will break ground this year and open in 2023.
Vacant stores offer a unique opportunity for developers to add new housing and retail to Portage Park and Galewood.
The proposal would convert the former Immaculata High School into housing and add a new 23-story high-rise.
Plus, three more Fulton Market towers are on the way.
Supporters hope the measure will allow the city to craft better housing policies to protect long-time residents.
The 550-foot proposal would be Chicago’s tallest building west of the Kennedy Expressway.
The city is forming two volunteer groups to provide feedback as the massive projects get underway.
The office development, Union Station Tower, will open in 2022.
The 43-story rental development comes from NY architect Morris Adjmi.
A massive proposal for 1200 W. Fulton is back with a new design.
A new, holistic strategy will put citizens at the center of development.
Between the mayoral election and a slew of new initiatives, Chicago had a watershed year.
The "Development for All Ordinance" aims to increase affordable requirements and close developer loopholes.