Out With The Old, In With The New at 676 North LaSalle

Last week we gave you an update on the demolition happening at 676 North LaSalle Street.  That’s where a non-descript office building is being turned into apartments, getting a townhouse hat, and expanding laterally.  Well, the demolition phase must be nearing completion because the City of Chicago has issued construction permits for a foundation for the expansion portion of the project.

Rendering of 676 North LaSalle

Rendering of 676 North LaSalle

FOUNDATIONS PERMIT FOR NEW 149 APARTMENTS A2 RESIDENTIAL HIGHRISE WITH BASEMENT AND 2 LEVELS OF PARKING.

By way of recap: this is a Cedar Street project, designed by Booth Hansen.  When finished, the expansion will have the above-mentioned 149 apartments, and the original building will be capped with six townhouses.  The basement parking is for 20 cars and 68 bicycles.

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