Chicago Cheat Sheet: New condo building coming to West Loop … & more

Also, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home hits market in Riverside

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Feb.February 28, 2019 05:39 PM

A rendering of The “Eveq”

New condo building set to rise in West Loop

Work is starting on a five-story condo building in the West Loop. The “Eveq” project is set to rise on vacant land at 14 North Bishop Street and will feature a total of 32 three- and four-bedroom units. Chicago-based Sullivan, Goulette & Wilson is listed as the project architect, and the LLC developing the site traces back to the owner of the property, Chicago Pipefitters Local Union 597. [Curbed]

Wright-designed Riverside home hits the market

A three-bedroom Riverside home originally designed by Frank Lloyd Wright as stables has hit the market. The 2,300-square-foot house has 84 original windows and a fireplace designed by Wright, said listing agent Catherine Simon-Vobornik of Baird & Warner. It is the second portion of the larger 10-acre Coonley estate to be listed recently, after a 6,000-square-foot portion of the original main house that sold Feb. 1 for $1.2 million. Owner Ella Mae Eastman is asking $1.1 million for the smaller home. [Crain’s]

Preservation group highlights most endangered buildings

The Thompson Center in the Loop, the Rotunda building at O’Hare Airport and Catholic churches throughout the city made Preservation Chicago’s annual list of the most endangered buildings in the area. The list also features Jackson Park, the South Shore Cultural Center and the Midway Plaisance, which the group said could be in peril by plans for the Obama Presidential Center nearby. [Chicago Tribune]

Former Gasthaus Zur Linde in Elgin to become apartments, eatery

A prolific Elgin landlord and contractor bought the former Gasthaus Zur Linde building in the suburb’s downtown, with plans to open a new restaurant and pub and develop apartments upstairs. Pat Sakolari said he bought the property on Grove Avenue that closed more than three years ago. The building is adjacent to the historic Tower Building, which was turned into 44 apartments about a year ago. [Daily Herald]

Sleek Bucktown home listed for $3 million

A top Mars executive selling her six-bedroom home in Bucktown for $3 million. Stefanie Straub, vice president and general counsel of the candymaker, and her husband Andrew are selling the 5,000-square-foot home on Oakley Avenue that they bought as new construction in 2014 for $2.7 million. Robin Miner of @properties has the listing. [Crain’s]


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