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Morton Salt Factory Takes Another Step Toward Landmark Status

Developers turning the building into a music hall will keep the factory’s iconic sign, which shows a girl in a yellow rain jacket holding an umbrella.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

City Council Approves Plan To Convert Morton Salt Factory Into Music Hall, Office Building

The $30 million project will generate $4.5 million in annual tax revenues, according to developers.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Morton Salt Building, The Fields Project Move Closer To City Council Approval

The city's zoning committee signed off on the major projects on Goose Island and the Logan Square/Avondale border, in addition to approving an ordinance on smoke detectors.

Citywide

Learn More About Projects Along Chicago River, Including Lincoln Yards, At Thursday Webinar

The webinar will cover Lincoln Yards, the Morton Salt district, Lathrop Homes, Rockwell on the River and 1308 N. Elston Ave.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Morton Salt Building Clears Major Hurdle To Secure Landmark Status

Developers converting the old salt factory into a music venue and office space will maintain the building's iconic sign and historic brick.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Morton Salt Building Could Receive Landmark Status This Week Before Becoming Music Venue

Morton Salt’s Elston Avenue operations began in the late 1920s and ceased in 2015. Developers want protections for the building and keep the sign and other features when it's transformed into an office building and music venue.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Plan To Transform Morton Salt Building Into Riverfront Music Venue, Office Space Gets Early Approval

Other projects approved by the key city commission include an affordable housing complex in Bronzeville, a micro hotel in Fulton Market and a trail redevelopment near the Chicago History Museum in Lincoln Park.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town