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Developers Will Detail Plans For High Rise, Condo Tower In West Loop Next Week

Developers are pitching a 19-story condo tower on South Sangamon Street and a 47-story skyscraper on West Washington Boulevard.

Sangamonroe LLC looks to build a 19-story condo building at 23 S. Sangamon St.
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez's Office
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WEST LOOP — Two developers are set to preview proposals for a 19-story condo tower and 47-story skyscraper in the West Loop during virtual community meetings next week.

Sangamonroe will present plans for 23 S. Sangamon St. at 6 p.m Tuesday. The meeting is hosted by Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez (25th) office. Attendees can register here.

The GREC Architects-designed project, which sits across from Mary Bartelme Park, was previously pitched at 24 stories at 330 feet. Under revised plans, the developer. is pitching a 19-story tower. The proposed building would be 238 feet high and include 80 condos, according to preliminary information released by the alderman’s office.

If approved, the developer will pay $2.1 million to the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund, which allows developers to build taller, denser buildings by paying into a city pot that supports small businesses in underserved communities.

640 W. Washington Blvd.

On Wednesday, Developer Crescent Heights will share plans for a 47-story high-rise at 640 W. Washington Blvd. at a 6 p.m. community meeting. The meeting is hosted by Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) and Neighbors of West Loop. Attendees can watch the meeting here.

Crescent Heights aims to replace a parking lot with the 413 apartment high rise that will include 137 parking spaces. The building will also include 8,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.

Crescent Heights acquired the 35,000-square-foot parking lot bordered by the expressway, Desplaines Street, Washington Boulevard and Court Place earlier this year.

Credit: Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture
The base of the proposed tower planned for 640 W. Washington Blvd., overlooking the Kennedy Expressway, will contain retail space and resident amenities.

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