FULTON RIVER DISTRICT — The Habitat Company aims to build a 33-story apartment building in Fulton River District near the Chicago River.
The developer and Chicago-based architecture firm Solomon Cordwell Buenz will unveil plans to build a 33-story building at 344 N. Canal St. with 343 apartments at a meeting at 6 p.m. Dec. 9 at East Bank Club, 500 N. Kingsbury St. Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) will host the meeting.
The project would include ground-floor commercial space and 124 parking spaces, according to the alderman’s newsletter.
The development would replace the five-story Cassidy Tire warehouse. The Henry J. Schlacks-designed building was constructed in 1902 and formerly housed the Tyler & Hippach glass company, according to Curbed.
In 1908, the building was moved 200 feet from its original location, according to the report.
The development has yet to receive Reilly’s support, the alderman said in his newsletter.
The Habitat Company and Solomon Cordwell Buenz could not be immediately reached for comment.
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