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.
The hope is to attract new businesses with the public art.
Which new skyscrapers, parks, and transit stops had the biggest impact in the last 10 years?
The proposal adds 343 rental units to Chicago’s Fulton River District.
Neighbors take issue with a 16-story office project proposed for 400 N. Aberdeen Street.
A 91-unit apartment proposal in Bronzeville could be a sign of more projects to come.
The developments call for 243 more rental units and 259 hotel rooms.
The updated proposal includes new improvements to Pioneer Court and revised traffic plan.
The Willy Wonka of coffee has arrived.
A group of progressive aldermen are calling for TIF reform and a fairer distribution of its revenue.
It’s another sign of the neighborhood’s "renaissance."
It will help the organization deliver more meals to elderly folks who can’t leave their homes.
Struggling neighborhoods will get more attention.
The latest design for 1212 N. State Street was influenced by a fresh approach from the Planning Department.
The proposal includes 102 heated driving range bays, dining facilities, and a riverwalk extension.
The multiphase Near South Side project is zoned for 972 mixed-income units.
‘The days of the TIF slush fund are over,’ says Lightfoot.
A new neighborhood planning division will guide projects.
The public will get a greater say on projects exceeding 20 acres, 4 million square feet of space, or 4,000 units.
Check out photos of the bright, modern affordable housing
The 100-unit transit-oriented development earned the backing of the Chicago Plan Commission.
There’s a circular dog run, winding river path, and bright units.
The 1927 Clark Adams Building is poised for a massive residential makeover.
The project replaces a vacant lot at the corner of Montrose Avenue and Bernard Street.
The transit-oriented development replaces a single-story currency exchange with 108 rentable beds.
The proposal includes high-rise housing, retail, a life sciences campus, a Metra stop... and no casino.
A proposal would renovate the 1906 building and construct a new seven-story apartment block next door.
Owners living in famous building were against the change.
The developments include no on-site parking, sparking traffic concerns.
Slated for 40 W. Oak Street, the project calls for 90 luxury residences and parking for 160 cars.
The latest proposal for St. James Methodist Church would preserve more of its sanctuary.
The 10-story project failed to impress 45th Ward Alderman Jim Gardiner.
The 18-story, 50-unit project is open for business.
A look at ongoing efforts to reduce the environmental impact of steel mills, tanneries, and other heavy industry.
The Amtrak-owned garage located will permanently close on September 30.
The Commission also approved a 22-story Gold Coast tower and a lakefront AIDS garden.
Angela Hurlock will chair the board.
The ordinance requires 85 percent of owners to approve the bulk sale of condos to developers.
The 24-story proposal calls for 219 guest rooms and parking for 90 cars.