Chicago River’s Newest Residential Tower Tops Out
May09

Chicago River’s Newest Residential Tower Tops Out

The latest high rise shouldering in for a view of the Chicago River has topped out. The ceremonial final steel beam for Renelle on the River was recently hoisted into place at the top of the building at 403 North Wabash Avenue. Renelle is slotted ever-so-gently between Trump International Hotel and Tower and River Plaza, giving its residents singular views of the heart of Chicago. It has just 45 condominiums in its 18 stories because...

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Renelle on the River Pushes Chicago’s Flock of Cranes to 60
Nov14

Renelle on the River Pushes Chicago’s Flock of Cranes to 60

The city of Chicago reached a milestone today.  With the erection of the tower crane at Belgravia Group’s Renelle on the River, that makes 60 tower cranes in the Chicago sky. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a noted fan of tower cranes, visited the site of the bKL-designed building person to mark the occasion. While Census Bureau numbers show Chicago’s population dwindling, downtown’s residential, hotel, and office development...

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Condo Block Plotted for Erie and Sedgwick in River North
May08

Condo Block Plotted for Erie and Sedgwick in River North

It’s hard to believe we can finally report this, but surface parking lots are becoming an endangered species in River North. The latest slab of tar to go bye-bye will be on the northeast corner of West Erie Street and North Sedgwick Street.  The project is called Three Sixty | West. Yes, that’s a vertical pipe character in the middle of the name.  It’s only slightly more pretentious than design firms that use plus...

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bKL’s Renelle on the River Begins Residential Sales
Oct31

bKL’s Renelle on the River Begins Residential Sales

Belgravia Group has announced that it is eyeing spring of 2017 to begin construction of its newest residential tower, Renelle on the River, at 403 North Wabash Avenue. With that in mind, it recently started selling condominiums to the public. Prices in the 18-story bKL-designed building range from $1.5 million to $3.2 million. That kind of cash gets you a three-bedroom condo of around 2,200 square feet on the low end to four bedrooms...

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Renelle Ready to Rip It Up On the River
Aug08

Renelle Ready to Rip It Up On the River

Chicago’s Near North Neighborhood is about to get another high-rise residential building. Work will begin soon on Renelle on the River, the Belgravia Group project we’ve been following for you since 2013, back when the proposal for this space was a hotel. Today it is a condo building perched atop a parking garage featuring just 45 residences across its 16 floors. Why just 45? Well, they’re huge. All three and four-bedroom units,...

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Another Look at CA Washington
Feb18

Another Look at CA Washington

A couple of weeks ago we told you that Belgravia Group has another CA residential building on the drawing boards for Chicago’s Near West Side.  CA Washington will replace the former A&A auto repair shop at 1045 West Washington Street. The good people over at Sullivan Goulette & Wilson have since sent over a revised rendering of the building, showing a few modifications.  Most prominently, a change in the color scheme...

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Condo Block Ready To Replace Downtown MCM-ish, Route 66-ish Gas Station [u]
Feb08

Condo Block Ready To Replace Downtown MCM-ish, Route 66-ish Gas Station [u]

The paperwork is starting to fly for the new condominium block proposed by Belgravia Group for 1045 West Washington Street, between North Aberdeen and North Carpenter Streets. The project, called CA Washington, was designed by Sullivan Goulette & Wilson.  It’s planned to be a six-story building with 70 three-bedroom, three-bathroom residences ranging from the mid-$800,000’s to just shy of a million dollars.  With the...

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Another Downtown Parking Garage Gets a People Topper
Nov18

Another Downtown Parking Garage Gets a People Topper

Last week we told you about a downtown parking garage that is getting a vertical expansion at 195 North Clark Street.  Well, it’s happening again; this time at 403 North Wabash Avenue.  Crain’s Chicago Business has the details on the latest idea for wringing more value out of that chunk of land behind Trump International hotel and Tower (401 North Wabash Avenue) with a low-density residential block. If the Crain’s...

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