Status Update: JeffJack Hammering Away
Aug26

Status Update: JeffJack Hammering Away

The West Loop’s newest modestly-sized apartment building is approaching its maximum height.  JeffJack (601 West Jackson Boulevard) will reach 15 stories into the sky from the corner of, you guessed it, Jefferson Street and Jackson Boulevard.  Even though there’s still plenty of work to be done up top, the glazing is half way up the building, which will contain 190 residences.  The developers, JeffJack Investments, are...

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Status Update: JeffJack Building in the West Loop
May19

Status Update: JeffJack Building in the West Loop

A long time reader, and new tipster, sent in these great pictures of 601 West Jackson under construction in the West Loop. When we drove by a few weeks ago, nothing could be seen from the street because of the construction barriers. But since then the building has grown, and our tipster was able to provide an elevated view for us just before the concrete for the fourth floor. When complete, 601 West Jackson will offer 198 apartments...

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New West Loop Apartment Block to Break Ground This Month
Jan07

New West Loop Apartment Block to Break Ground This Month

Half a year ago we brought you the story of 601 West Jackson, the 15-story residential block intended for the southwest corner of  West Jackson Boulevard and South Jefferson Street in the West Loop.  Now it looks like those drawings are going to become reality. Globe Street reports that developers Dan Moceri, Oak Residential Partners, and Thomas Roszak plan to break ground on the building this month, and hope to have it finished by...

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601 West Jackson High-Rise Gets Thumbs Up From West Loop Neighbors
Jul01

601 West Jackson High-Rise Gets Thumbs Up From West Loop Neighbors

New high and mid-rise residential developments have been popping up like daisies in the West Loop in recent months. It’s not uncommon at community meetings for architects describing new structures to field questions from residents fretting about parking, lack of green space, and blocked views. So it’s a bit unusual when a community meeting ends without rancor and neighbors satisfied with plans for a new development. But that’s...

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More West Loop Infill: Another Residential Block to Replace a Surface Parking Lot
Jun15

More West Loop Infill: Another Residential Block to Replace a Surface Parking Lot

Another surface parking lot in the West Loop is going to become history. JeffJack Investments wants to build an 15-story building on the southwest corner of West Jackson Boulevard and South Jefferson Street. For now, the building is just using its street address as a name: 601 West Jackson. Designed by Chicago’s Thomas Roszak Architecture, the L-shaped building will have 198 apartments over 6,500 square feet of retail space and...

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