Two major projects, for which initial foundation-level building permits have already been issued, are taking shape with permits for the more complete structure.
The $99,635,000 permit for the 32-story apartment building at 354 N. Union Ave. follows a foundation permit issued in March, 2020, just as the pandemic started shutting down the world’s social activities.
Key subtrades include: Electrical – Bonus Electric; masonry – Goebel Forming, Inc. and Richards & Weyers Const.; plumber/plumbing – Ewing-Doherty Mechanical, Inc.; and refrigeration and ventilation – Heatmasters Inc.
Meanwhile, an updated permit has been issued for work on the City of Chicago’s Police and Fire Academy at 443 W. Chicago Ave. The $365 million permit covers a “six story training campus building that includes a nine-story administrative section and one story shooting range Includes 387 parking spaces with one off street loading space.”
The general contractor is Hunt Construction Group Inc., from Phoenix, AZ. Subtrades include: Electrical – Block Electric Company; masonry – Jesus Cortez; plumber/plumbing – Warren F. Thomas; and refrigeration and ventilation – Premier Mechanical, Inc.