The largest Chicago project to date from superstar architect Helmut Jahn promises to give more definition to the edge of Grant Park.
CAC Watch List
The CAC Watch List tracks new development across Chicago and chronicles issues and opportunities in the built environment so you can stay updated on what's going on and going up in your neighborhood and throughout the city.
Explore the issue of locating a casino within the city of Chicago through the lens of design, economic development and community impact.
New prototype for flexible, low-cost family housing in the neighborhoods addresses the
Chicago creates a national model for using inspired design to integrate subsized housing and public libraries.
Several hundred market-rate apartments arrive in Uptown from a local specialist in adaptive reuse.
Transit oriented affordable housing project gains ground, as the City plans to scale-up such developments in transit-rich, gentrifying communities…
Mayor Lightfoot rolls out an ambitious initiative to re-invest in underserved neighborhoods.
Ambitious redesign and green retrofit of a classic Modernist building on the University of Chicago campus.
All-in-one center for supportive services and emergency housing is a beacon for Humboldt Park, inspiring pride of place.
Years-long redevelopment of the historic public housing complex reaches major milestone.
Rehab of historic downtown SRO hotel is tangible progress toward preserving affordable housing in Chicago.
Legacy project for the 45th President and First Lady is hugely complex, with ramifications for Jackson Park and surrounding community.
This streamlined tower will be the next supertall building (300m+) to top out in Chicago, replacing a full city block of surface parking.
Adaptive reuse plan sets an example for how to restore vacant CPS buildings as new community anchors.
Affordable live/work artist space is historic Pullman's first new residential development in nearly 50 years.
First Chicago project from internationally renowned architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro.
Trio of expressive pedestrian bridges makes crossing Lake Shore Drive a joy for residents.
The venerable ensemble theatre expands with the help of one of Chicago's foremost architecture firms.