Uptown Office Building Conversion Now Includes a New Residential Building
Jun27

Uptown Office Building Conversion Now Includes a New Residential Building

It’s been a little over a year since we told you about the latest plan to convert the old Combined Insurance Company office building at 5050 North Broadway in Uptown into apartments.  In that time, developer Cedar Street has put together a plan and is ready to move ahead. Cedar Street bought the building in the spring of 2015 and planned to spend $150 million on the conversion.  Booth Hansen did the design, which includes not...

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Office to Apartment Conversion Coming to Uptown – For Realsies This Time
Apr23

Office to Apartment Conversion Coming to Uptown – For Realsies This Time

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.  A real estate development company has bought the former Combined Insurance Company building at 5050 North Broadway  and plans to turn the office building into apartments.  Sound familiar?  That was what we expected back in 2011 when Imperial Realty bought the building.  Now Crain’s Chicago Business reports that Cedar Street has bought the building and plans to revive its...

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