About 12,642 units & hotel rooms are coming to South Loop
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2015 will end up being a big year for big buildings in the South Loop. Our new interactive map shows all the massive new construction projects that have been proposed, planned, or permitted in 2015 – including some under construction. Prepare yourself for a dramatically new skyline. 

In all, developers have proposed 10,142 housing units and 2,500 hotel rooms* for the South Loop this year. Subscribe to updates here to get alerts when their New Construction building permits come in.

Map of South Loop developmentsMarker colors indicate each building's density, and black dots indicate constructed has started.

  • Orange: < 1,000 units and rooms
  • Pink: 1,000 - 2,000 units and rooms
  • Purple: > 2,000 units and rooms

Thanks Metropolitan Planning Council for their tracking. 

* If you know something we missed, reply or contact us.

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Upcoming Public Meetings & Events

  • 11/05: Commission on Chicago Landmarks
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  • 11/05: Bungalow maintenance panel
  • 11/10: Community Development Commission
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  • 11/18: Basement flooding (Chicago Bungalow Association)
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This 1909 newsletter was written by Samantha Kearney
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