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Loan Paves Way For Jahn-Designed Chicago Apartment Tower

Loan Paves Way For Jahn-Designed Chicago Apartment Tower

By Elevator World | December 14, 2021

A US$305-million loan secured by developers Time Equities, JK Equities and Oak Capitals means construction can restart on 1000M, a 73-story, 805-ft-tall luxury apartment tower designed by the late Helmut Jahn at the edge of Grant Park in downtown Chicago, The Real Deal reports. 1000M broke ground in 2019, but work halted in June 2020 amid the…

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Smartrise C4 Controllers For Chicago Senior-Living Towers

Smartrise C4 Controllers For Chicago Senior-Living Towers

By Elevator World | December 7, 2021

Smartrise Engineering Inc. of Irving, Texas, recently provided a total of six of its C4 traction controllers to elevator systems serving three senior-living towers in Chicago. Smartrise provided two C4 controllers each at Lake Vista apartments at 1440 South Indiana Avenue, a 21-story building boasting views of downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan; Judge Fisher Apartments,…

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Chicago High Rise Breaks Ground, Makes History

Chicago High Rise Breaks Ground, Makes History

By Elevator World | December 2, 2021

Related Midwest, along with LR Contracting Company and BOWA Construction, has broken ground on 900 Randolph, a new mixed-use development in Fulton Market in Chicago, Yahoo reports. The 43-story building will make history as the city’s first high-rise project with an African-American Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) BOWA Construction co-leading construction. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects, 900 Randolph…

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Mixed-Use Towers To Replace Chicago Flour Mill

Mixed-Use Towers To Replace Chicago Flour Mill

By Elevator World | December 1, 2021

Developer Sterling Bay is planning to redevelop the site of the former Archer Daniels Midland flour mill, on the western edge of the Fulton Market District in Chicago, with a pair of mixed-use buildings, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reports. A zoning application seeks approval for a 38-story building containing 338 apartments, parking for…

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CEA Invites Club Members To The 2021 Christmas Party

CEA Invites Club Members To The 2021 Christmas Party

By Elevator World | November 16, 2021

The Chicago Elevator Association (CEA) invites members and their guests to the 2021 Christmas Party, set for 6:30 p.m. December 1. The party, which will include live music, food, drinks and prizes, will take place at The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, Illinois. Members will be allowed to bring one additional person from each…

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COVID Aftermath: Interest In Smaller Office Spaces

COVID Aftermath: Interest In Smaller Office Spaces

By Elevator World | November 10, 2021

In the post-COVID period, smaller floor-plate office buildings, such as several proposed in Chicago, are gaining popularity, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reported on November 5, quoting Crain’s Chicago Business. Over the past decade, buildings with large floor plates were on the rise because the design allows companies to place their workers on a single…

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Chicagoland-Based Matot Adds Three New Team Members

Chicagoland-Based Matot Adds Three New Team Members

By Elevator World | November 1, 2021

Cece Matot, owner of Chicagoland-based dumbwaiter company Matot, Inc., recently announced the addition of three new positions and three new team members: Jonathan Faraone, mechanical engineer; Danah Maswadeh, supply chain manager; and David Sweet, sales associate. “We are excited to have these new colleagues on staff and look forward to them meeting our customers and…

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Tower Planned for Chicago’s Fulton Market Neighborhood

Tower Planned for Chicago’s Fulton Market Neighborhood

By Elevator World | October 25, 2021

Chicago developer Sterling Bay has filed paperwork with city officials to launch a high-rise, mixed-use tower at 360 North Green Street in the Fulton Market neighborhood, Chicago Architecture reports. The project was first mentioned in 2017, but the developer has since fleshed it out and is ready to move forward with a taller, visually lighter project. It…

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Partial Construction Permit Issued for 23-Story Chicago Tower

Partial Construction Permit Issued for 23-Story Chicago Tower

By Elevator World | October 6, 2021

A foundation and partial superstructure permit has been issued for a new 23-story high rise at 808 North Cleveland Avenue in Near North Side Chicago, Chicago YIMBY reports. Chicago-based DAC Developments has planned 200 residential units, 7,500 ft2 of retail on the ground floor and 20,000 ft2 of office on the fourth and fifth floors. Amenities include a sixth-floor…

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Chicago’s Thompson Center Winning Designs Announced

Chicago’s Thompson Center Winning Designs Announced

By Elevator World | September 22, 2021

A pool, a school and a mixed-use facility are the ideas of the three winners of the Chicago Architecture Center’s and Chicago Architectural Club’s 2021 Chicago Prize: James R. Thompson Center, which asked architects to reimagine a future for the imperiled 17-story structure in the Loop, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat is among outlets…

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