Fulton River District Skyscraper Surging Forward

The people behind 344 North Canal aren’t wasting any time. Just days after presenting a plan for the 33-story skyscraper to the public, The Habitat Company has already filed paperwork with the city so it can start construction. 

December 2019 diagram of 344 North Canal
December 2019 diagram of 344 North Canal

The SCB-designed tower plan is kitted out with 343 residences, 141 bicycle parking spaces, and 1,400 square feet of retail space. 

  • Address: 344 North Canal Street
  • Developer: The Habitat Company
  • Architecture firm: SCB
  • Site area: 43,376 square feet
  • Floor Area Ratio: 8.1 (5.0 base + 3.1 bonus)
  • Zoning: DS-5 → DX-5 → Planned Development
  • Floors: 33
  • Roof height: 356 feet
  • Maximum residences: 343
  • Affordable housing: nine units at 1155 North Dearborn
  • Automobile parking: 123 spaces, accessed from North Clinton Street and the southbound lanes of North Canal Street
  • Loading docks: two, accessed from North Clinton Street 
  • Green roof: 6,797 square feet

Location: 344 North Canal Street, Fulton River District

Author: Editor

Editor founded the Chicago Architecture Blog in 2003, after a long career in journalism. He can be reached at chicagoarchitectureinfo@gmail.com.

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