January 2011

Found 2 blog entries for January 2011.


For those of you who have been waiting for a development project on the Southside of Chicago which could potentially change the entire landscape of property lining South Lakeshore Drive, Watch video here your wait could be coming to a close. McCaffrey Interests has recently released plans to completely overhaul a 470-acre piece of land that was formerly a U.S. Steel Plant on Chicago’s Southside. The master plan known as Chicago Lakeside would include high-ride living, top-rated shopping, numerous lakefront amenities, and attract thousands of tourists, homebuyers, and consumers alike. Given that this old factory yard is almost entirely surrounded by water and also has an old shipping lane running directly through the center of it, the development options

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With Cabrini-Green being all but demolished and its residents now displaced to newly rehabbed apartments on the opposite side of the city, some difficult questions have arisen regarding the property that the Chicago Housing Authority complex once occupied. In a time where the real estate market is still struggling and developers have resorted to selling remaining condos to mental health agencies responsible for aiding troubled clients (see Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures blog), what is the best option for this prime real estate in Chicago's Near North Side of downtown Chicago? It’s rumored that the area will be completely re-developed into a combination of high-rise residential buildings, new construction row-homes, adequate retail space, and

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