Northwestern University recently announced that Perkins+Will won the design competition held for the biomedical building to replace Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Women's Hospital. You can read the full announcement here.
Gail Spreen, SOAR president and chair-Real Estate Committee, said, "We are eager to continue to work with Northwestern University to ensure that Perkins+Will reviews, understands and implements the organization's Planning and Zoning Principles and issues raised in the letter we sent to the University last month. There will be opportunities for the community to review the project in various stages and SOAR will play a significant role in organizing meetings." Read the letter to the University and online comments.
The SOAR Real Estate Committee heard a presentation from Optima Chicago Center this week and will issue comments soon. Read about the proposal.
In other real estate news, a previously planned hotel development at 150 E. Ontario that was stalled, is seeing action on the site. Read the details.
Thanks to Chicago Curbed for their interesting compilation of current Streeterville construction.
Congratulations to the folks at 500 N. Lake Shore Drive for being among the most pet-friendly buildings in the city. Read about it.