Status Update: The Colors of AMLI Clark & Polk
Aug18

Status Update: The Colors of AMLI Clark & Polk

Chicago’s AMLI is pushing forward with its latest project—a two-building mid-rise complex snuggled between South Clark Street and the Metra train tracks leading into LaSalle Street Station.  The pair of 12-story L-shaped buildings replace a failed project originally slated for this property that would have been two 50-story apartment towers with a 1,000 homes.  Sort of the South Loop’s own Presidential Towers. What you see...

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Status Update: AMLI Clark and Polk in Chicago’s South Loop
Jan17

Status Update: AMLI Clark and Polk in Chicago’s South Loop

A little snow and cold isn’t stopping Chicago construction crews from helping build this city.  Andrew F. sent in these photos he snapped of AMLI Clark & Polk going up at 800 South Clark Street.  We recently had another update on this project, but the photos were from much father away, which made it look much further along than it apparently really is. Word out of AMLI is that it will open by summer, with marketing materials...

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Status Update: AMLI Clark & Polk
Apr24

Status Update: AMLI Clark & Polk

With AMLI River North (71 West Hubbard Street) at its maximum height and rapidly approaching completion, it’s time to turn out attention to another AMLI project going up in the South Loop: AMLI Clark & Polk (800 South Clark Street), formerly known as AMLI Lofts. Pile driving for the foundation has been going on for a couple of weeks now, and should continue through the beginning of May according to Ed Schuster, the project...

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Bad Economy Good For South Loop Developer
Feb28

Bad Economy Good For South Loop Developer

When the economy ate itself in 2008, construction projects around the world came to a halt. Lofty plans were left on paper and stuck in drawers to wait for a “someday” when things might be better. But for one block in Chicago’s South Loop, stagnation created an opportunity. The southwest corner of South Clark Street and West Polk Street is currently approved for a pair of 50-story residential towers with 1,000 homes...

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