This Week in Chicago Real Estate: New plans for the Chicago Spire site, Merchandise Mart renovations and more

by Rachel Popa


Lots of exciting news broke this week in the world of real estate. Top stories this week included new plans for the failed Chicago Spire site and the home from “The Fugitive” going up for sale.

If you missed any of the top real estate news this week, be sure to catch up with our weekly real estate roundup:

New plans for the Chicago Spire site – Gentler Principal has new plans for a new, multi-use development at the failed Chicago Spire site. Curbed Chicago has the details here.

Home from “The Fugitive” is up for sale – The Lincoln Park home that was featured in the 1993 film “The Fugitive” is up for sale once again. Curbed Chicago has the info on the asking price and more here.

Tax credits in jeopardy for Lathrop Homes – The development team in charge of renovating the historic Lathrop Homes is in hot water after potentially losing tax credits through neglecting to preserve the site. Check out the full story on DNAinfo.

Merchandise Mart renovations unveiled – The owners of the Merchandise Mart, Vornado Realty Trust, unveiled the new $40 million renovations to tenants yesterday. See the photos of the new features here.

Pastorelli Food Products puts Fulton Market building up for sale – Pastorelli Food Products joins other businesses moving out of the popular Fulton Market neighborhood in the West Loop. Read about the plans for the company’s former facilities here.

Photo credit: Jeremy A,  Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Merchandise_Mart_080405_edit.jpg

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